UPDATE: Family says missing girl found safe

Posted at 10:10 PM, Oct 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-12 23:55:58-04

Elexis Pinks' family said the 12-year-old has been found safe.

After 7 p.m., police were called to 55th and Rinker Road. Elexis's mother told police Elexis took their dog outside on a leash. The dog returned, still on the leash, but Elexis hadn't been seen or heard from since 6 p.m. Wednesday. 

Police, friends and neighbors canvassed the area searching for Elexis Wednesday night. 



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