UPDATE: The missing child has been found safe. In the interest of privacy, her name and image have been removed from this story.
The Atlanta Police Department are asking for the community’s help in locating a missing child.
The child, 13, was last seen on Feb. 4 around 7 a.m. Her mother told police she received a phone call from the child at around 6 p.m. that same day. The girl said she was at a Shell Station on Fulton Industrial Boulevard.
The mother told police the girl has run away before, and she went to her grandmother’s home; however, she did not turn up there this time. The child was last known to be wearing a pink hoodie, blue jeans and white sneakers. She has been seen on Fulton Industrial Boulevard and near Moreland Avenue and Memorial Drive since she ran away.
Considering the child’s age, APD Public Affairs Sgt. John Chafee says the department is concerned for her safety and are asking for assistance in locating her. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Atlanta Police Special Victims Unit at 404-546-4260.