UPDATE: Missing 11-year-old girl found, reunited with family, police say

Editor’s note: Police said Korinek was found unharmed by LBPD officers Saturday afternoon. She has been reunited with her family.

Long Beach police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 11-year-old girl who ran away from home Friday night.

Natasha Marie Korinek was last seen Friday night at around 8 p.m. Police say Korinek left behind a note stating she was headed to Utah and she planned on flying there through LAX.

Korinek is White, 4-foot-9, 95 pounds, with blonde hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple shirt with “Lakewood Christian School” on the front, beige sweatpants and white and black tennis, police said.

Korinek does not have a cell phone on her but is in possession of a Google Chromebook that can only be used through a hot spot or Wi-Fi, police said.

She has no history of running away, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Missing Persons Detail at 562-570-7246 or police dispatch at 562-435-6711. Anonymous tips can be phoned in at Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Fernando Haro is the Long Beach Post's breaking news and public safety reporter.
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