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Young girl goes missing in Katherine after she went to turn off a sprinkler

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Update: The missing girl has been found safe and well.

Police have thanked the public for their assistance.

Earlier: Police are seeking assistance to help find a 13-year-old girl missing in Katherine.

She was last seen at around 7pm when she went outside to turn off a sprinkler at her Katherine East home.

Her family contacted police a short time later, with enquiries overnight unsuccessful.

Officers say may be riding a mountain bike, which is also missing from the property.

There are concerns for the 13-year-old's welfare as she has a medical condition and requires medication.

She has a fair complexion, blonde hair, blue eyes and is of a slim build and was last seen wearing a blue rugby shirt and black shorts.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact police on 131 444.