AMBER Alert: Polk County 11-year-old girl found safe in South Carolina

POLK COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Polk County Sheriff's Office said a missing child, 11-year-old Allison Paige Henderson, has been found and is safe.

She was found by the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina, authorities said.

Authorities said earlier they believed she may be with David Neil Henderson, 38, her uncle, who is a violent offender.

The girl was noticed missing at 4 a.m. Saturday. Authorities at first believed she was a runaway. A ping of her cell phone placed it at David Henderson's residence.

Authorities said earlier that the two may have traveled south from Polk County to Spartanburg County.

No word yet on whether any charges will be filed.

The AMBER Alert in this case has been canceled.
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