Child Who Spent Night in Manistee Nat’l Forest Released From Hospital

Posted at 11:36 AM, Oct 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-11 13:49:00-04

smith-pic-jpeg cropBIG RAPIDS, Mich. – The two-year-old girl who was found after spending the night alone in the Manistee National Forest was released from a Mecosta County hospital.

Amber Rose Smith was released from the Mecosta County Medical Center.  She is back home with her family.  FOX 17’s Jennifer Dowling met with the two-year-old and her family Friday.  You can see the interview tonight on FOX 17 News at 5:00.

An Amber Alert was issued this week after the child went missing from her home in rural Newaygo County.  During a massive search, she was discovered the next day about two miles from her home.

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