Missing 13-year-old girl found safe, Pittsburgh police say

PITTSBURGH — UPDATE Aug. 9, 4:10 p.m.: Police said she has been found safe.


Pittsburgh police are searching for a missing 13-year-old girl.

According to a release, Ashlynn Southerland is 5′1″ and weighs 115 pounds. She has black hair and blue eyes, and has a scar under her right eye.

She was last seen by her family on July 30. Her last known potential location was a movie theater in Bridgeville on Tuesday.

Police said Ashlynn is known to spend time in Brookline, Beechview and Dormont. She could possibly be in Mt. Lebanon.

According to police, her phone is turned off. She could be in the company of adult males.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police at (412)323-7141 or (412)323-7800.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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