Girl, 12, found after amber alert issued

A 12-year-old girl who was the subject of an amber alert overnight as has been found safe and well.

Police said she was located about 1am on Friday morning.

She went missing from Kennedy Street in Kilcoy at 8.30 Thursday morning and there were fears she may be at significant risk.

She was last seen wearing a Kilcoy State High School uniform.

Earlier, extensive searches of the surrounding areas failed to locate any sign of the girl. She had not contacted family or friends.



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