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FOUND SAFE: Temple police locate missing child

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Posted at 8:05 AM, Feb 09, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-09 16:30:00-05

TEMPLE, Texas — UPDATE: The Temple Police Department has "safely located" Myra Bates.


The Temple Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing child.

Myra Bates, 12, was last seen in the 600 Block of West Elm Avenue wearing cookie monster pajamas, Temple police said.

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Bates is described as standing at 5 feet, 2 inches, and weighing about 120 pounds - she is also said to have brown hair and eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Temple Police Department at 254-298-5500.