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St. Johns County deputies say missing 12-year-old found

Girl listed as missing runaway, last seen in St. Augustine

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – St. Johns County deputies announced Tuesday that a 12-year-old missing runaway had been found safe.

The Sheriff's Office had asked the public for help to find the girl, who was last seen Sunday evening near Hurst Street and Butler Avenue in St. Augustine.

She was reported as a missing runaway on Monday. Deputies said they actively searched for her because of her age.

They said Tuesday she had been found and was with Sheriff's Office personnel.

They thanked everyone who helped look for her.