9-year-old Houston girl missing since Thursday night found safe

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Update: Houston police sent out an update at about 8:30 a.m. that Skarlett was found safe. No other information was released about where she was found.

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Authorities need your help to find a missing 9-year-old-girl last seen in southeast Houston.

Skarlett Deleon, 9, was last seen Thursday, Jan. 13 around 11 p.m. walking southbound from the 12200 block of Pompton.

Skarlett is a Hispanic girl, 4 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 100 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue sweater and blue and pink shorts.

The child was known to be missing at around 5 a.m. this morning.

If you have any information about Skarlett's disappearance, call the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Unit at 832-394-1840.
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