Missing 12-year-old Christchurch girl found

Stella Carroll was found on Wednesday evening.
Stella Carroll was found on Wednesday evening. Photo credit: NZ Police

A 12-year-old Christchurch girl who was reported missing has been found.

Stella Carroll left her home in the Christchurch suburb of Dallington at 10:50pm on Tuesday, police say.

Police confirmed she had been found "safe and sound" at around 6pm on Wednesday.

Police had put out a public appeal for anyone with information about Stella to urgently contact Christchurch Police.

Newshub.