UPDATE: According to the Lorain Police Department, Samantha Mitchell has been found safe.

Lorain Police are looking for Samantha Jade Mitchell, 14, who went missing after not boarding the school bus near G Street Park Thursday morning.

Police say she is 14 and identifies as a boy named Samuel Mitchell.

Mitchell has made statements to family members that have raised their concerns for her safety.

Anyone with information regarding Sam's whereabouts is asked to contact the Lorain Police Department at (440) 204-2100 or the Lorain Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at (440) 204-2105.