Missing Providence Girl Found, Amber Alert Dropped

A state-wide Amber Alert was issued Wednesday evening for 13-year old Joyce Liberty of Providence. She was found just over an hour later at the Providence Place Mall.

Rhode Island State police say 13-year-old Joyce Liberty was last seen at her home in Providence around 2pm Tuesday. Police sent out an amber alert saying Liberty was wearing a black sweater, lime green Hollister shirt underneath her sweater, blue jeans, black and lime green Air Nike sneakers, a gold K necklace and dangle earrings. She is 5 feet and 2 inches, 100 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police also say disturbing text messages were received from her cell phone on Wednesday. Stating that she would be tied up, killed, and her body delivered. Police believe the text message that was sent out was from Liberty saying she was injured and had no idea where she was. 

State Police Tell ABC6 Liberty has a history of running away. That she had just started at a new school and it wasn't going well.