UPDATE: Missing 10-year-old girl has been found

UPDATE: Missing 10-year-old girl has been found
Assatah Pelzer was last seen getting off the school bus at 6th and Meares Streets at around 3 p.m. (Source: NHCSO)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Assatah Pelzer, a 10-year-old girl reported missing Tuesday afternoon has been found and has been returned home safely.

She was reported missing after last being seen getting off the school bus at 6th and Meares Streets around 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Assatah Pelzer is 5′3″ and weighs 128 pounds. She is medium build with brown eyes and brown hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans with a white shirt and black fuzzy zip-up sweatshirt. She was carrying a purple, pink, and blue backpack and was coming home from Lake Forest Academy.

Anyone who has any information, please contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office (910) 798-4200.

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