Missing 5-year-old girl found safe after being dropped off at southwest Houston police substation, family says

HOUSTON – A lacking 5-year-old has been found safe after somebody dropped her off at a southwest Houston police substation Tuesday afternoon, in keeping with the kid’s family.

The little one was reported lacking at 1:05 p.m. after she left the house close to the 1600 block of Lost Quail Drive, close to Missouri City.

Missouri City police assisted Houston police and the kid’s family within the search. Hours later, the family was notified that the girl was dropped off at the substation, situated at 13097 Nitida St., simply 10 minutes and 9 miles from the house she left.

The girl’s family rushed to choose her up and mentioned she is wholesome, pleased and bodily OK.

“I’m feeling thrilled. I’m excited. My family is excited. We got my niece back and we’d like to thank everybody that helped us. The police officers that helped us were on it, they were on it. They sweated with us, they shared tears with us, and at the end of the day, I’m just grateful”, mentioned Martisha Grandy, the little girl’s aunt.


Houston Police Detective Sean King with the lacking individual division mentioned 5-year-old Emerie Mitchell was found by a girl who noticed her standing alone at the intersection of McHard and Quail Run Drive.

The girl mentioned she may inform the little girl was in hassle, so she requested the kid the place she was going after which provided the little girl a journey to the closest police station.

“The passerby that located her said that she watched her for a little while and then when she noticed there was no one behind her or with her, she got concerned. She turned her car around and picked her up and brought her to the police station”, mentioned Detective Sean King, Houston Police Missing Persons Division.

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