New Bern police locate missing 10-year-old

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) – Police in the east have safely located a missing 10-year-old girl.

Angel Patterson was found safe Friday evening, New Bern Police say.

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New Bern police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 10-year-old girl.

Police say around 11:37 a.m. Friday officers responded to the area of Trent Court about a missing juvenile.

Angel Patterson is a black female, 10 years old, 5′1″, weighing about 100 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black, puffy jacket, gray pants and white shoes. She was seen carrying a purple backpack and a black handbag.

Police say Angel was last seen getting into a vehicle at the intersection of Fleet Street and Pollock Street and is suspected of being in the company of a family member.

This investigation remains active and anyone with information is asked to call the New Bern Police Department at 252-633-2020.