Police locate missing 9-year-old in North Myrtle Beach


Authorities have found a 9-year-old who was reported missing Thursday afternoon in North Myrtle Beach.

According to a news release from North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety earlier in the day, 9-year-old Emma was last seen around 2:30 p.m. in the area of the beach behind the Baywatch Resort at 27th Avenue South.

Friends of family shared Emma's photo on social media in hopes that she would be found sooner.

Around 4:30 p.m., police reported that she had been located.

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