Update: Sept. 6, 8:23 pm: The puppy has been found.
A first-grader and her family are calling on the Kirkwood community to help them find a lost puppy.
On Sept. 1, Mabel, 8-month-old Brussels Griffon, escaped from her family's fenced-in backyard near Big Bend and South Sappington roads.
The female puppy left the yard with her twin brother. The brother returned but Mabel, a gift for a first-grader at North Glendale Elementary School, did not. The pet had only been in the family for a few months, according to family friend Shanna Hall.
Hall posted a notice on her Facebook page, as well as on the Kirkwood Patch Facebook timeline in hopes of bringing attention to the lost dog.
If you've seen Mabel, pictured with this announcement, call Mike at 314-565-9929 or Hall at 314-703-1311.
The family of Mabel is offering a $250 reward for her safe return. Mabel is about 10 pounds.
If you have lost or found a pet, post an announcement on Kirkwood Patch.