Girl, 12, missing from Silver Spring found safe

Police say Essence Bailey was last seen Wednesday and was later found safe and unharmed. (Courtesy Montgomery County Police Department)

UPDATE – Friday – 6/14/2013, 12:18 a.m. ET

Police say Essence Bailey has been found safe and unharmed.

EARLIER – Friday – 6/14/2013, 10:24 a.m. ET

WASHINGTON – Montgomery County police are asking for help finding a missing girl from Silver Spring, Md.

Police say 12-year-old Essence Bailey was last seen at about 4 p.m. Wednesday. She is described as black, 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing about 125 pounds. She has short, black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a pink bandana on her head.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 301-279-8000.

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