12-year-old girl reported missing Thursday found safe
UPDATE: Ariyah Smith has been found safe and has been returned to her family, according to police.
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a child who went missing near a busy highway.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said in a news release Thursday that Ariyah Smith, 12, was last seen near the intersection of Longridge Avenue and Sherwood Forest Boulevard. She was reported missing Wednesday, but it wasn't immediately clear what time she disappeared.
She was last seen wearing pink tights, white slippers and an unknown shirt, according to police.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts should contact authorities at (225)344-7867.
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