A 13-year old Medford girl who had been reported missing at 5:37 p.m. Monday was located alive and well by police at around 8:30 p.m. The Hedrick Middle School student had become lost while walking to her home in the 500 block of Stoneham Circle from school for the first time. During the search, police launched a “child is missing” alert. The alert is pre-recorded message sent by phone to area residents. Typically, residents are not notified if the child is found.