Authorities said they have been searching for an endangered runaway from Columbia.
The child, whose age was not given, was identified as Jessica Paige Sparks.
Sparks was last seen around 6:30 a.m. Friday at her home while getting ready for school. Officials confirmed she did not go to school.
She was described as having brown hair and brown eyes, standing around 5’2’’ and weighing approximately 180 pounds.
Sparks was last seen wearing a black Columbia Central NJROTC jacket, blue jeans, black rimmed glasses, and possibly stud and hoop earrings.
According to reports, Sparks does not drive, and her friends do not know where she is.
Anyone with information has been urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Division of Columbia Police Department at 931-560-1670, Columbia Police Department Dispatch (24 hours) at 931-388-2727, Maury County Crime Stoppers at 931-381-4900, or click here to email the Columbia Police SAFE Tip Email.