Runaway emu in Benton County found, returned home

An emu is missing in Benton County, Minn. Credit: Benton County Sheriff's Office (Benton County Sheriff's Office)

A runaway emu in central Minnesota has been found. 

The Benton County Sheriff's Office first reported the missing bird on Saturday night. 

According to the sheriff's office, the emu was a "habitual runaway" and lived on a property in the Foley area. 

The sheriff's office said the emu has been found and returned home.