4-year-old girl missing for 2 days found safe

4-year-old girl missing for 2 days found safe
4-year-old Evelyn Vadie Sides was last seen Wednesday afternoon in the 5000 block of Lee Road 66. (Source: Alabama Law Enforcement Agency)

LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A 4-year-old girl who had been missing for two days was found safe Friday afternoon, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones confirmed.

Jones said Evelyn Vadie Sides and her dog had been located and were reunited with Evelyn’s parents.

No other details were immediately available.

Hundreds of people had been searching for the 4-year-old since Wednesday. A missing child alert was issued Wednesday night.

Evelyn had last been seen walking her dog around 2:30 p.m. in the 5000 block of Lee Road 66. The area is rural and heavily wooded.

“The call was from a caretaker for the child, a friend of the family, she reported that she and the 4-year-old missing girl identified as baby Sides were outside in the back of the residence, that literally she was there one moment and then she looked up and the little girl had disappeared from her view,” said Jones.

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