UPDATE: Around 6:18 a.m., Boca Raton police said Marissa Ernest was found safe.
UPDATE: Marissa has been located and is safe. @BocaPolice
— Boca Raton Police (@BocaPolice) April 9, 2018
Boca Raton police are looking for a 12-year-old girl that went missing Monday morning.
The child, Marissa Ernest, who was last seen along the 400 block of NE 38th Street around midnight.
The girl is 4 feet 2 inches and weighs about 175 pounds. It is believed she left the area on a bicycle, wearing SpongeBob pajamas.
If you know the whereabouts of the girl or have any information that can assist us with locating her, please call (561) 368-6201.
Police said they are using a helicopter in the area of 3800 N Dixie Hwy. in search of the child.