Halifax Police say a 13-year-old girl who had been missing since Monday has been located and is back home with her family.

Yesterday, police issued an appeal for information on the whereabouts of Jaida Lakes-Bates, who had last been seen around noon Monday at Halifax Shopping Centre.

The girl hadn’t been in contact with her family.

Police say the teen was located in the Sackville area last night and is back home safe and sound.