FOUND SAFE: Mom, young daughter missing in Alabama under mysterious circumstances


Birmingham police report that mom and daughter have been found safe. No additional information is available at this time.

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Authorities are searching for a missing mother and daughter who were last seen in an Alabama park on Thursday.

According to WVTM-TV, police are seeking the the public’s help in locating Kristen Hirsh, 43, and her daughter Julia Hirsh, 7. They were last seen on Thursday in Rushton Park on Highland Avenue in Birmingham, and reportedly contacted a family member by phone at around 5:15 p.m.

Authorities have not provided details about the circumstances of the disappearance. A Facebook profile that appears to belong to Kristen Hirsh indicates that she is a psychologist with a private practice and a married mother of two.

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According to, Hirsh is 5 feet 5 inches tall and 125 pounds, and was last seen wearing a blue dress with an anchor design and sandals.

Julia Hirsh is reportedly 3 feet 6 inches tall and 50 pounds, and was last seen wearing a pink shirt, pink shorts, and red boots.

Kristen was driving a black Toyota Rav-4 with tag number 1CZ7207.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Birmingham police at 205-297-8413 or 911, or call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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[Feature image: Birmingham Police Department]