Update, 4:40 p.m.
Shanice Elliot, who had gone missing Friday afternoon, was found safe and unharmed on Saturday, police said.
Original story, 1 p.m.
Montgomery County police are searching for a missing 11-year-old girl from Silver Spring.
Shanice Elliot, of the 11200 block of Lockwood Drive, was last seen at approximately 2:40 p.m. on March 16, according to police. She left Francis Scott Key Middle School, located at 910 Schindler Dr. in Silver Spring, and never returned home from school.
Police described Shanice as a black female, approximately 5 feet, 1 inch tall and weighing approximately 80 pounds. She has brown eyes and shoulder-length black hair that she wears in a ponytail. She has yellow and blue braces on her teeth, and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and pink sweatpants.
Police and family are very concerned for her welfare because of her age. She has never been missing before, according to police.
Anyone with information about Shanice Elliot is asked to call the Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400 or the Montgomery County Police Department non-emergency number at 301-279-8000. Callers may remain anonymous.