Search called off after caller reports seeing 'young girl' alone in the cold in Locust

LOCUST, NC (WBTV) - Multiple agencies were involved in a search Monday morning after police say a person reported seeing a young girl wandering alone in the cold in Locust.

The caller believed the girl was between 8-years-old and 12-years-old, officers said. The girl was seen wearing a backpack, police said.

Police say the girl was seen near the parking lot around the McDonalds on West Main Street. The search was called off because officers said no missing person report was filed.

The Locust Police Department and the West Stanly Fire Department were on scene.

No other information has been released.

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