Police cancel alert for missing child

Police cancel alert for missing child

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UPDATE: The child has has been located safely in West Palm Beach.

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West Palm Beach Police are attempting to locate a missing 12-year-old girl who was last seen near Haverhill Road and 47th Place around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Police say Waha Abdelsamad failed to show up at home after school. Abdelsamad told her sibling that she was not coming home because she was upset over a school-related poor performance.

She was last seen wearing a short sleeve purple Nike shirt, blue jeans, black tennis shoes, along with a purple and black backpack. She is described as biracial, approximately 5 feet tall, 95 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

If you see Waha Abdelsamad, you are asked to contact local law enforcement and the West Palm Beach Police Department at (561) 822-1900.

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