Authorities said they are searching for a 10-year-old girl who ran away from her home at a Dallas apartment complex Friday morning. [[347462741,C]]
Dallas police said a relative punished the girl, who became upset and left her home at the Jackson Branch Apartments in the 9600 block of Forest Lane during the night.
Authorities said they spotted the girl twice, but she was able to elude them each time.
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Security guards at the nearby Indigo at Forest apartments said the girl was last seen on the playground just before 5 a.m.
The security guards described the girl as about 4 feet 7 inches tall and wearing a white polo shirt, khaki shorts and black shoes with white soles.
NBC 5's Ellen Bryan contributed to this report.