A girl reported missing from the Newcastle area has been located safe and well.
The 11-year-old was last seen at a house in Joslin Street, Kotara, about 8pm on Saturday 29 December 2018.
Officers from Newcastle City Police District were notified when she failed to return home and commenced an investigation.
Following inquiries, the girl was located safe and well at Edgeworth about 8.30pm yesterday (Thursday 3 January 2019).
Police wish to thank the public and media for their assistance.