UPDATE: Missing 6 y/o from East Tennessee found safe

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A six-year-old is safe and sound after she disappeared Thursday evening in East Tennessee.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an Endangered Child Alert for Ter’riana Nicole Hill Friday morning after she was reported missing from the Grayson Apartments in Alcoa.

According to CBS affiliate WVLT, several agencies were involved in the search overnight. More resources were requested early Friday morning.

Ter’riana was eventually discovered several hours later.

Our prayers have been answered!!!! Terriana has been found!!! She is safe and our investigation continues at this time. Thank you everyone for your thoughts, prayers, & kind offers,” the Alcoa Police Department said Friday morning.

Investigators believe the little girl simply wandered away from the apartments.