Missing Minnesota child found safe in woods of Tennessee

Claire Cooney was found safe in woods of Tennessee (Photo Courtesy GoFundMe)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A 6-year-old girl reported missing by her father in Minnesota is found safe in Tennessee.

Claire Cooney was found at a campsite in the woods in Monroe County on Sunday night with her mother, Miranda Cooney, and her boyfriend, Jonathan Broman, according to Private Investigator Renee Brewer. Cooney's father, Brian Cooney, filed an order of protection because he believed she was in danger. He reportedly hasn't seen her since Feb. 14.

Brian is on his way to Nashville to be reunited with his daughter.

Claire was found with her blonde hair dyed black. Someone spotted her on Friday in Centerville where her mother was reportedly buying items such as tarps, ropes, hacksaws, knives and camouflage clothes.

Broman is being held in the Monroe County Jail on an out of state warrant.

More details are expected on Monday.

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