Missing 7-year-old Sheboygan girl found safe
Posted: Oct 14, 2014 9:50 AM CDT | Updated: Oct 14, 2014 10:00 AM CDT
Sheboygan police are asking the public's help in finding a 7-year-old girl.
Lilleona \"Lily\" Rose Badtke was last seen by her older sister around 3:15 p.m. October 13 as they walked home from school. Her sister says she looked back while they were walking and Lily was gone.
Police say she was walking westbound on Georgia Avenue from South 9th Street on the city's south side.
Badtke was last seen wearing jeans, a black t-shirt with monkeys on it, a pink and white plaid jacket and a Tinkerbell backpack.
Family and volunteers joined police in the search overnight as other concerned family members and neighbors gathered at a downtown Toppers Pizza awaiting updates.
\"She's really outgoing, she's always smiling,\" Tina Badtke, Lily's stepmother, said. \"Will go up to anybody and say, 'My name is Lily' and just talk to you. She's an amazing little girl.\"
Anyone with information should immediately call Sheboygan police at (920) 459-3333.
Look for updates on the CBS 58 News at Noon, 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.