A 14-year-old Hamilton girl who went missing on Thursday has been located. 

In a Saturday news release, Hamilton police Staff Sergeant Mike Cunliffe said Decota Atkinson was found "safe and sound." 

Police had sent out a news release on Friday night asking the public for help in finding the Hamilton teen. She had gone missing from her central Hamilton home on Thursday night. 

Cunliffe thanked members of the public for their assistance in the search.