Missing Beloit girl found safe

Missing Beloit girl found safe

A 12-year-old Beloit girl reported missing Saturday was found safe, police said.

Beloit police Sgt. Ed Gates said in an alert at 11:20 a.m. Saturday that the girl was found and “is fine.”

Beloit police said 12-year-old Sharajia Hearon had last been seen on the 1100 block of McKinley at 1 a.m. when she left home and had not returned as of 10 a.m.

She was found in Beloit, police said about an hour later. She was with police Saturday morning, Gates said. “If all goes well she should be returned to her parents shortly,” he said.