UPDATE: Missing three-year-old girl in Blåvand found

Child wearing a purple jacket and riding a green bike

UPDATE: The missing child was found 6.5 kilometres away. She is safe and has been returned to her parents

Police in Blåvand in western Jutland are searching for a three-year-old girl who has been missing from a camping area on Hvidbjerg Strandvej since 8am this morning.

The girl, who is German and on holiday with her family, was wearing a purple jacket and riding a green bike.

Police are currently searching the area, which is filled with small cottages and lakes, with dogs and a helicopter.

Police are asking those in the area to keep an eye out for the missing child and search sheds and garages. 

“We’re asking everyone to keep an eye out and call us on 114 if they see anything,” police spokesperson Søren Strægaard from South Jutland Police told TV2 News.