WESTMINSTER, Colo. (KDVR) — Update: 6:40 a.m.: The Westminster Police Department continues to search for a missing 11-year-old girl.
Overnight officers searched the neighborhood and requested any available video. The lakes and parks in the area were also searched.
WPD used drones and FLIR thermal cameras to check the neighborhood. In addition, fliers were left at all businesses that were open. Police said they also utilized a bloodhound to search the immediate area.
A Code Red notification was sent out to the area asking residents to look for the girl.
Police said that she does not have a cell phone, but does have a tablet that is turned off.
WPD said they currently do not have the specific criteria to issue an Amber Alert, but are working with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
Here’s the Amber Alert criteria:
- The abducted child must be 17 years of age or younger,
- The abducted child must be in immediate danger of serious bodily harm or death
- There must be enough descriptive information available to believe a broadcast will assist or aid in the recovery
WPD said it will begin a door-to-door search of the neighborhood where the girl was last seen. Police ask for patience from the community. They said to expect a large police presence while the search continues.
An 11-year-old girl was reported missing Tuesday night from Westminster.
The girl told her mother around 3:30 p.m. that she was going to Countryside Park and has not been seen since, according to the Westminster Police Department.
Anyone who may have seen the girl is urged to contact the Westminster Police Department at 303-658-4360.