Minneapolis police: Missing 10-year-old girl found

Minneapolis Police say that the 10-year-old girl who went missing from a foster home in the Near North neighborhood on Thursday has been found. 

The department posted the news on its Facebook page on Sunday afternoon, saying that Majestii Newsom, 10, had been found and was safe, and that the department would provide more information soon. 

In a press release following the post, police said MPD officers and investigators had worked with the BCA and family members during the search, and they were still working on establishing a chronology of what happened. 

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Minneapolis police are asking for the public’s help to find a 10-year-old girl who went missing from her foster home in Minneapolis’s Near North neighborhood on Thursday morning. 

Minneapolis Police say Majestii Newsom, 10, was last seen on Thursday at 7 a.m. Newsom is a Black female, four feet tall, approximately 80 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.  Investigators say she was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and blue shorts.   

Newsom’s foster home is on the the 1500 block of Queen Ave North. She is also familiar with the 1600 block of Thomas Avenue North. 

Anyone who sees Majestii Newsom or who knows her location is encouraged to call 911 immediately.

Individuals with information may also call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Tips may be submitted electronically at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org.