7-year-old girl reported missing in Carbondale, Illinois

7-year-old Patrice Dotson is reported missing in Carbondale, Illinois.

UPDATE (June 11, 2019): Police say 7-year-old Patrice Dotson of Carbondale, who was reported missing Monday night, has been found and reunited with her family Tuesday afternoon. For more details, click here.


CARBONDALE, IL — A 7-year-old girl has been reported missing in Carbondale, Illinois, Monday night.

The child, Patrice Dotson, was last seen around 6 p.m. Monday, the Carbondale Police Department says in a news release. She is about 4 feet tall and weighs about 70 pounds. She has brown eyes and braided black hair with multi-colored beads. She was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, gray shorts and pink shoes.

The little girl is believed to be on foot in the Carbondale area.

If you know where Dotson is or if you see her, call the Carbondale Police Department at 618-457-3200.