Missing Crows Nest girl located safe and well
UPDATE: A large-scale community effort has helped locate a girl reported missing from Crows Nest overnight.
Crows Nest police Officer-in-Charge Sergeant Greg Dawes confirmed the 13-year-old girl had been located safe and well early this morning at a local home.
He said she was tired but otherwise unharmed or injured after spending a night away from her family.
He commended the Crows Nest community for its effort in helping to locate her.
"Everyone should be commended for the effort they put in last night," Sgt Dawes said.
"It was a massive community effort to locate her.
"A lot of people spent the night walking the streets looking for her and driving around."
The girl had been reported missing after she ran away from school and was last seen near the Crows Nest State School at 4pm yesterday.
She was located this morning.
EARLIER: Crows Nest police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 13-year-old girl missing in the area.
The girl was last seen in Littleton St, Crows Nest around 4.00pm today.
She is described as Caucasian, approximately 130cms tall with a slim build, brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone who may have seen the girl, or has any information in relation to her current whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.