Halifax police say two young girls reported missing from Dartmouth were found safe a few hours after police alerted the public.
Olivia Dawn Richard, 12, and Brianna Hope Richard, 13, were last seen on Gottingen Street in Halifax on Monday at 4 p.m. after they left a family residence, police said.
They were reported missing 45 minutes later after they didn’t return to their home on Pleasant Street in Dartmouth.
Police alerted that public that they were missing at about 4 p.m. Tuesday. Three hours later, police said both girls had been found “safe and sound.”