Missing 11 year-old girl found in Springfield

Neveah Gonzalez, who disappeared Wednesday night, was found in the South End Thursday

Neveah Gonzalez. Image Courtesy: Springfield Police Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield police say that they have safely located an 11 year-old girl who had disappeared Wednesday evening.

According to Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney, Neveah Gonzalez of Hollywood Street had last been seen inside Forest Park at around 8:00 P.M. Officers have checked the entire park, as well as the surrounding neighborhood, but had not been able to find her.

On Thursday, police notified local media and put the word out to their followers on social media about Gonzalez’s disappearance, looking for help.

Delaney says that Detective Selenia Cruz from the Major Crimes Unit found Gonzalez in the South End. Delaney says that Gonzalez is safe, and is being reunited with her family.