Amber Alert lifted, girl reported missing from Stratford located safe

Amber Alert was issued late Tuesday afternoon

UPDATE: Stratford Police say with the assistance of the OPP and York Regional Police, 11-year-old Emily Lerch has been located and she is safe. The investigation is continuing.


An 11-year-old girl last seen in Stratford is the subject of an Amber Alert.

Ontario Provincial Police issued the alert shortly after 5:30 Tuesday afternoon.

Stratford Police say Emily Lerch was last seen around the Rotary Complex in the town.

She is five feet tall with a thin build, and she was last seen in a black top with a Jurassic Park logo, black shorts, black shoes and glasses.

No other details have been released.

If anyone spots Emily, they are asked to call 911.

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