12-year-old girl missing in Alexandria

Fairfax County police are asking for help finding Emily Velasquez.

The 12-year-old girl was last seen Saturday morning in the Alexandria section of the county.

Emily is five feet tall, weighs 100 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. When she was last seen she was wearing pajamas.

Police ask you to call them if you’ve seen Emily or know where she is.


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