12-year-old girl who needs medication found after being reported missing in Nassau County

The Missing

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HEMPSTEAD, NY — A 12-year-old girl in need of medication was reported missing in Nassau County on Thursday, but she was quickly found.

Officials said the girl, last seen leaving her Brown Avenue residence in Hempstead around 9 a.m. Thursday, had been located by early Friday.

Police described the girl as being about 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs around 140 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Police did not know what she was last wearing when they issued a missing alert.

The 12-year-old girl may have been headed to Queens.

Police said she needed medication for a cognitive disorder.

Editor’s Note: The girl’s name and picture were removed after she was found.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above Missing Juvenile to contact the Missing Persons Squad at 516-573-7347 or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.

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