UPDATE 10/7/2022 11:00 p.m.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department said that the child was found and is home safe.

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – The Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) is searching Saturday morning for a missing child.

9-year-old Ella Richardson was last seen in the Coatbridge neighborhood of Park West on Toomer Kiln Circle.

She was wearing a red shirt, jeans, and no shoes.

MPPD said that police are canvassing the Coatbridge neighborhood.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts should call  843-743-7200 or 911.

Editor’s note: This story is breaking and will be updated