Missing 3-year-old autistic girl found

3-year-old April Eubanks

July 15, 2011 4:01:14 PM PDT
Authorities in Halifax County have located a missing 3-year-old autistic girl.Major Mike Casey of the Halifax County Sheriff's Office said April Eubanks had been missing since 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Eubanks, who does not live in Halifax, was attending a family reunion on North Dobbs Street when she wandered off.

The Halifax County Sheriff's Office, local firefighters and volunteers on ATVs and on foot searchied the area near Andrew Jackson School for the girl.

They later located the 3-year-old around 2 p.m. along the banks of the Roanoke River.

Halifax is about seven miles southeast of Roanoke Rapids.

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