Missing and endangered 12-year-old found safe

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Amerie Matney

Amerie Matney

Update: Police say 12-year-old Amerie Matney has been found safe.

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Police are looking for missing and endangered 12-year old Amerie Matney. They say she was last seen at her north St. Louis County home near Florissant at 5am Tuesday.

Matney is a foster child who was discovered missing this morning. She did not leave the house with any possessions or a coat.

The missing girl is described as a black female, 5'3", 105lbs with brown hair, brown eyes and a light complexion.

Police ask that anyone with information about her location should call 911 or the St. Louis County Police Department at 314-889-2341.