Minneapolis police: Missing 11-year-old found safe

UPDATE: Brianna Tamara Williams, the missing 11-year-old, has been found safe, Minneapolis police confirmed after 2 a.m. on Wednesday.

"The Minneapolis Police Department would like to thank the media and a very responsive public for their help in her safe return."

The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 11-year-old female. Brianna Tamara Williams was last seen early yesterday in the area of the 100 block of 15th St E in south Minneapolis.

Williams is reported to be a high-functioning autistic individual. Police say she is "possibly endangered."

She is described as a black female, 5 feet 4 inches tall, medium build, with dark hair that has black and blue braids in it.  She was last seen wearing a turquoise shirt and dark skinny jeans.  She may be carrying a duffel bag and is possibly in the downtown area. 

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) and begin message with: TIP674 or call the MPD tip line at 612-692-TIPS (8477).  The CCN is 15-269866