PBSO: Missing 12-year-old girl found safe

PBSO: Missing 12-year-old girl found safe

UPDATE: Elizabeth Ortiz has been located and returned home, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.


The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing endangered 12-year-old Lake Worth girl.

Elizabeth Ortiz was last seen at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday in the area of 6th Avenue South and Congress Avenue and has not been seen or heard from since.

Elizabeth is described as 4 feet 11 inches tall weighing 100 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a black and white sweater, gray and black jogger pants, brown shoes and a pink headband. She has a small scar over her left eye.

Anyone who should come in contact with Elizabeth Ortiz is urged to contact 688-3400 or the nearest law enforcement agency.

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