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12-year-old girl found safe

The girl has been located and reunited with her family, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colorado — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) located a 12-year-old who went missing from the Lockwood area of Lakewood on Wednesday afternoon.

The girl was found safe and is back home with her family, according to the sheriff's office.

JCSO originally tweeted about the disappearance on Wednesday. was last seen at her house around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, JCSO said in a tweet. She did not have a phone, JCSO said.

"We are happy to say the 12-year old has been located and is now back home with her family," JCSO tweeted. "Thank you for your concern."

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