This person has now been located safe and well. Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance.
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a 13-year-old girl reported missing from Mermaid Beach this afternoon.
The girl was last seen around 8.15am, leaving from a residence on Petrel Avenue.
She is described as being Caucasian in appearance, approximately 158 centimetres tall, with a slim build and long dark brown hair.
She was last seen wearing a school uniform consisting of a yellow polo shirt and blue shorts.
Anyone who may have seen her or has any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000