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Missing Autistic Child

Celeste Robinson, 11, missing since 7:30p.m. Wednesday Night. (Family Photo) Celeste Robinson, 11, missing since 7:30p.m. Wednesday Night. (Family Photo)

LINDALE - The Smith County Sheriff's Department is searching for a missing child just north of Lindale.

Authorities said the girl is 11-years old and believed to be autistic.

She went missing around 7:30p.m. Wednesday on County Road 4122 near Old Dallas-Shreveport Road.

A Department of Public Safety helicopter was called in overnight to assist with thermal imaging. It has since returned to the metroplex after finding nothing from the air.

Multiple fire departments including Lindale, Mineola, and Dixie are assisting with the use of thermal imaging equipment.

ATVs and extra personnel have been brought in to conduct ground searches.

Shoes were found near a pond, according to a KLTV crew on the scene.

If you spot this girl you are asked to contact your local authorities immediately.

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Cody Lillich, Reporting. clillich@kltv.com

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