UPDATE: The girl has been found, and was returned to her parents. Her father picked her up at the police station. She is now safe.
Initial report below (6:17 p.m.):
Norristown Patch reports that a girl, 8, is missing after wandering from her mother. She is a black female, with pigtails, a black and white jacket and black boots. Those withinformation should call the Norristown Police Department at 610-270-0977.
For the full story and latest developments, please see Norristown Patch's article here.