UPDATE: Police say 15-year-old Emily Child has been found safe in Marlin. Authorities did not say if she was found with anyone and were investigating the circumstances of her disappearance.


Police need our help finding a missing teenage girl.

Marlin police say 15-year-old Emily Nicole Childs was last seen in Reagan around 4 AM Monday getting into a blue Dodge pickup driven by an unknown man. Marlin police chief Nathan Sodek believes the girl could be in danger.

Child's stands 5'5" and weighs 125 pounds. She has red/brown hair, blue eyes, and a mole on the right side of her face. She was last seen wearing a black spaghetti strap shirt with shorts and black Adidas shoes. She also has a nose piercing.

Police believe she and the man may have been headed to Tyler, Texas. There was no description of the man available.

Sodek asked that anyone who may have information that could help police find Emily and get her home safely call them at (254) 883-9255 or contact their local police department.

If you see something, please say something. Let's get Emily back to her family.

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