Found safe: 10-year-old St. Paul girl located after going missing for five days

Updated Jan. 25, 12:10 p.m.

The St. Paul Police Department said officers have safely located 10-year-old Ariyah Lewis, who went missing last week in St. Paul.

She had walked away from a house near the 1200 block of 7th Street in St. Paul on Jan. 20, and police sent out an alert on Jan. 24 asking the public to help find her.

“SPPD officers located Ariyah safe. Thank you to everyone who shared our post and offered assistance,” the department Facebook post read Wednesday late morning.

She was wearing a beige jogging suit with patches on her sweatshirt and a black winter jacket. She had French braids in her hair and was carrying multiple plastic bags.

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