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Fridley, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has issued a statewide alert for a missing 10-year-old child who is believed to be driving around the Twin Cities today.

The Fridley Police Department identified the child as Ava Whitfield and says she took a vehicle from her residence this morning. The vehicle she is thought to be driving is a black 2018 Chevrolet Equinox with Minnesota license plate BAU 358.

The BCA alert says she was last seen wearing a red tie-dyed hoodie with black leggings, black Nike tennis shoes, and wearing black glasses. She was last spotted in the Eden Prairie area.

Anyone who spots Ava or the vehicle is asked to call 911.

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