BREAKING: The missing girl has been found. Police say that Jacinta Laverance, 11, has been located well and safe and have thabked the public for their help.
EARLIER: Jacinta Laverance, 11, was last seen around 7.30am today near Amaroo Street at Sylvania Heights. She was wearing purple and aqua pyjamas and sneakers.
Her disappearance has been described as out of character. Police and Jacinta's family are also concerned for her welfare due to her age.
Jacinta is described in a NSW Police report as being of Caucasian appearance, 172cm tall, of slim build and blonde hair.
Police from the Sutherland Police Area Command, Dog Unit and PolAir are involved in this morning's search.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.