Search and rescue operation underway for missing 5-year-old in Halifax

A search and rescue operation is currently underway for a five-year-old girl that has gone missing in Halifax.

Halifax Regional Police say they received a report at 12:15 p.m. that the girl had been playing at the beach on Kearney Lake near Hamshaw Drive but couldn’t be found.

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The girl is described as white, under four feet tall with a slim build and brown shoulder-length hair.

She was last seen wearing a dark peach/maroon one-piece bathing suit. Police say she left behind a pair of denim shorts with pink and green embroidery, a blue t-shirt with “Let’s go Ninja” written on it, a pair of swim goggles and a single key.

2:03 Search for missing toddler enters 3rd day

Search for missing toddler enters 3rd day

Anyone with information on the girl’s whereabouts is asked to contact Halifax Regional Police or Crime Stoppers.

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