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4-year-old girl found crossing busy Rochester street


ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A driver called police early Friday morning after seeing a little girl run across a busy Rochester street-- by herself.

The call came in at about 3:45 a.m. saying a 4-year-old girl had crossed the road by herself, near 37th St. and North Broadway Ave.

Police arrived to find her uninjured and wearing a transmitter bracelet often worn by children who are Autistic or challenged.

The bracelet led them to her father's home nearby on Northern Heights Drive.

where they found she had sneaked out of the house overnight.

The bracelet she was wearing is part of "Project Lifesaver." It's a project that helps local law enforcement track down challenged children and adults who are prone to wandering away from home.

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