Last updated at 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27


Four-year-old Alyiah Touyon has been located and is safe, according to Anchorage police spokesperson Jennifer Castro.


“Officers located her down the street at a residence a couple blocks away,” said Castro. “She’s safe and okay.”


About 30 people turned out to help search for Touyon, but before they began police learned the girl was at a nearby home.


An APD officer at the scene told KTVA a family member picked up the girl Wednesday afternoon without the parents knowing. Police also said they’ll be investigating the situation further.


 


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The Anchorage Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 4-year-old girl.


Alyiah Touyon was last seen at her home at the 3000 block of Outta Place in the Spenard neighborhood at around 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to an online release from police.


A parent told police they were asleep when the girl left the house, APD spokesperson Jennifer Castro told KTVA Wednesday evening.


Police are organizing a search involving officers and community volunteers. They will be walking the neighborhood, as well as nearby parks and public places, according to Castro.


Touyon is described as 3-feet tall, weighing 60 pounds with dark, curly hair.


“She was last seen wearing a purple shirt, a purple and white skirt, and purple flip-flops,” wrote police.


Anyone with information is asked to call APD at 786-8900.


This is a developing story; please check back for updates.


KTVA’s Daniella Rivera contributed reporting.


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