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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
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Public's Help Sought with Child Left in Galt

GALT, Iowa -- At approximately 1:30pm this afternoon the Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to report of an unattended child in Galt.

Deputies found a female who they believe to be approximately 2 years of age. She has shoulder length black hair with a pony tail in the back. She has brown eyes. She is approximately 36 inches tall and weighs 30 pounds.
At the time she was found she was wearing pink pajamas and no shoes. The child was transported by Clarion Ambulance Service to Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion..

Authorities are also looking for a blue Honda minivan with a black rubber strip on the side. This vehicle was seen in the Galt area shortly before the child was found. This van was reported to have been occupied by two persons.

Anyone with information on the child or the van are asked to contact the Wright County Sheriff’s Office at (515) 532-3722.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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