Stockton police announced that Elianah has been found safe. No other details were provided, according to local station, NBC 3.
Family members of an 11-year-old California girl who vanished Tuesday morning from Stockton are worried about her and desperate for her safe return.
ABC reports Elianah Nhem was last seen at her family’s Stockton apartment off of the 3800 block of North Alvarado Street, at around 6:30 a.m. The little girl’s mother reportedly said her daughter was walking to school and never made it.
Police think Elianah may have ran away, although they haven’t found any reason as to why she would have wanted to flee.
MISSING PERSON: 11-year-old #ElianahNhem has gone missing. She was last seen in Northern California (Stockton) leaving…
Authorities are currently searching neighboring areas around her apartment complex and school.
“[The] goal here is to locate her and make sure she’s safe and were asking for the community’s help,” Stockton Police spokesman Joe Silva told the outlet. “Do the right thing and give us a call because she has family members who are very worried.”
Elianah was last seen wearing dark jeans rolled up at the bottom, white Adidas shoes, and a long sleeve black crop top shirt. She was carrying a pink backpack and could possibly have a grey sweater. She has shoulder-length black hair, stands 4-feet-10- inches tall, and weighs around 100 pounds.
The girl does not have a cellphone, according to police.
Anyone with information on the girl’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Stockton Unified School District Police Department at (209) 933-7085 or the Stockton Police at (209) 937-7911.
[Feature Photo: Elianah Nhem/Police Handout, Facebook]