City Watch canceled for 12-year-old girl with autism


MEMPHIS, Tenn. - UPDATE 1:03 a.m.: Mackenzie Thomas has been found safe. 


Memphis Police Department is searching for 12-year-old Mackenzie Thomas. A City Watch was issued Monday evening.

Officials said the girl was in the car with her mother around 5:30 p.m. when the two got into an argument. Thomas exited the vehicle at the intersection of Lyfort and Hinton and fled on foot. 

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The victim has been diagnosed with autism, according to police. 

She is described as African-American, 5'8", 130 lbs, dark complexion, with braided hair, wearing a black jacket, white t-shirt, khaki pants, and silver glittery Converse tennis shoes.

If you have any information about Thomas' whereabouts, you are urged to contact police.