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UPDATE: Missing Russell Girl Found

Russell Police DepartmentA 13-year-old girl from Russell that was reported missing Thursday morning has been found.

She was first reported missing at around 8 AM Thursday and was found safe at about 9 o'clock Thursday night, according to local authorities.

Russell Police Chief Dale Weimaster said she returned home on her own.

Reportedly, she had had a disagreement with her mother earlier Thursday about going to a doctor's appointment in Kansas City, she left to go for a walk at just before 8 AM, and did not return in time to leave for the appointment. After not returning, she was officially reported missing at soon after 8 AM Thursday.

The Russell Police Department thanks the public for its efforts in looking for the girl.

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