HALIFAX -- The Fredericton Police Force says an 11-year-old girl reported missing in Fredericton has been found safe. 

The girl, who is non-verbal autistic, was reported missing Monday morning. 

An active search was launched in the Hanwell Road area, with police, a K9 unit and York Sunbury Search and Rescue taking part.

Police said later Monday morning that the girl had been found safe.