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Marlin PD: Missing 15-year-old girl found safe

Posted at 6:09 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 20:56:12-04

(UPDATE: July 16, 2019 7:27 p.m.) According to the Marlin Police Department, Emily has been safely found in Marlin.


The Marlin Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 15-year-old girl.

According to Marlin PD, around 6:55 p.m. on Monday, July 15, Marlin PD received a call regarding a missing runaway child from Marlin.

Through an investigation, Marlin PD determined 15-year-old Emily Nicole Childs was in Reagan, Texas and last seen getting into a blue 1500 Dodge pickup truck with a black man. Marlin PD says they were possibly headed to Tyler, Texas.

Emily was last seen wearing a black spaghetti-strap shirt, shorts, and black Adidas slides. Emily is a white female, approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall, 125 pounds with blue eyes and brownish/red hair. Emily has both sides of her nose pierced, with a middle nose piercing. Emily also has a brown mole on the right side of her face.

Anyone with information regarding Emily's whereabouts is asked to call Marlin PD at 254-883-9255.