Update: Missing child found safe in Newport News

Posted at 12:56 PM, May 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-03 19:43:15-04

Update: NewsChannel 3 has learned that Jazmine Sweatenburg has now been found safe. 

Newport News, Va. - Newport News Police were asking for the public's assistance in locating a child reported missing Friday morning.

She was located and is safe.

The mother of 10-year-old Jazmine Sweatenburg notified police around 9:20 a.m. that her daughter was missing and last seen by her grandmother at 35th Street and Marshall Avenue.

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Jazmine was reportedly walking home to 3000 Madison Avenue from 35th Street and Marshall.

Jazmine is described as 5'5'' tall, 180 pounds and wears her hair in ponytails. She was last seen wearing a bright pink and purple jacket, blue shorts, black sandals and carrying a blue and black bookbag.