Missing 12-year-old girl in Newark found safe

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police in Newark say they have found a missing 12-year-old girl they had been searching for overnight.

Prosperity Wilson was last seen just before 4 p.m. Tuesday on the 100 block of 4th Avenue.

She is 5'2" tall and 234 pounds. She has a light brown complexion, short brown hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a tie-dyed hooded sweatshirt, gray tights, black and red Jordan sneakers, and she was carrying a pink and blue book bag.

On Wednesday morning, police said she was found unharmed.

Few other details were released.



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Chantee Lans reports from the scene of Monday's dramatic rescue in South Brunswick.



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