Missing 8-year-old girl found

Published 11:07 pm Sunday, May 1, 2011

The 8-year-old St. Paul girl reported missing earlier this evening has been found, according to an official with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. An Amber Alert had been sent at about 8 p.m. Sunday.

“The alert has been canceled,” said Jill Oliveira of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Oliveira didn’t provide details on the girl’s whereabouts or her safety.

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According to the Amber Alert:

Eh Soe, a 3-foot Asian girl, was last seen outside the Giant Wash Laundry Mat at 1675 Rice Street in St. Paul. An older white man with long gray hair asked Soe to come see his puppy, and they were last seen walking southbound on Rice Street, Soe’s sister told authorities.

Soe was wearing a long-sleeve pink or red shirt and blue jeans, the Amber Alert said. The man was reportedly wearing a button-down white and black shirt and blue jeans. The man is reportedly 5-feet-10 to 6-feet tall and weighs about 180 pounds.

— The St. Paul Pioneer Press