Missing 12-year-old found safe, police say

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Courtesy of the Madison Police Department

MADISON, Wis. — A 12-year-old girl who went missing earlier this week has been found safe.

Madison police had been searching for the girl since around noon on Tuesday. In an incident report update shared Thursday afternoon, police said the girl was found safe and is now back home.

Prior to her being found safe, police said the 12-year-old was last seen in the 3300 block of East Washington Avenue.