!!..UPDATE..!! 7:15 PM, Thursday

Battle Creek Police report that the young girl has been found, safe and sound. They thank all who responded with tips to locate her.

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An 11 year-old Battle Creek girl has been reported missing, in the 400 block of Morningside Drive.

The young girl is autistic and has been known to wander off in the past. She is described as white, 5ft. tall and 130 lbs. with brown hair. She was last seen around 4 PM. wearing a white shirt with black trim and a picture of an elephant, and patchwork jeans.

If you have seen her, please call 911 immediately.