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KCPD says missing 12-year-old girl found safe

Posted: 4:23 PM, Apr 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-15 17:41:46-04
Layla Monk

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 4:45 p.m. Monday | Police said Monday afternoon that Layla Monk, 12, was found safe. She was located with another girl, Sydney Theiss, who had also been reported missing.

PREVIOUS | Kansas City, Missouri, police are looking for a 12-year-old girl last seen on Saturday.

Layla Monk was last seen around 5 a.m. near Vivion and Antioch roads in her mother’s 2003 gray Nissan Pathfinder, police said.

Her family is concerned about her well-being.

Layla is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call 911 or the KCPD Missing Persons Unit at 816-234-5136.