UPDATE: Missing South Dakota girl located and is safe

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KELO missing law enforcement authorities search

UPDATED at 3:03 p.m.

WANBLEE, S.D. (KELO) — Authorities say Savannah has been located safely.


The Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety is asking for help to locate a missing girl.

Authorities say in the early morning hours, 12-year-old Savannah Yellow Hawk stole her family’s pick-up truck in Wanblee. It’s believed she had plans to meet up with an unknown male she had been talking with online through social media in Maryland.

Savannah is described as 5’8″, 220 pounds with medium length hair, dyed burgundy.

The truck is a 2012 Dodge Ram, white in color with a black hood and blue tape around the windshield from recently being replaced.

Law enforcement officials say her family is worried and wants help to locate Savannah who is possibly in danger.

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