Missing 6-year-old girl found safe

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Published: Oct. 28, 2022 at 3:54 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update: The Wichita Police Department said a 6-year-old girl who had been missing for more than six hours has been found safe.

Police said around 2:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to a lost juvenile call in the 400 block of W Central at the Water’s Edge apartments. A 911 caller reported waking up from a nap to find their 6-year-old granddaughter missing from their apartment. Officers, with assistance from the Wichita Fire Department and Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office, began conducting an extensive search to locate the child.

Around 5 p.m., the child was located safe near Maple and Seneca and brought back to the apartment on Central.

Police said interviews are ongoing at this time to determine if there are any concerns surrounding her disappearance and travel while away from home.

Wichita police are asking for the public’s help to locate 6-year-old Jay’cee Fields.

Police said Jay’cee was last seen in her home around 9 a.m. on Friday in the 400 block of West Central Ave, near downtown Wichita.

She was last seen wearing a blue and pink shirt with a picture of a cat and blue jeans. Jay’cee is 4 feet tall and thin and has ponytails.

If you see Fields or know where she is, you are asked to call 911 immediately.