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Missing Russell girl returns home


RUSSELL -- A 13-year-old girl who was reported missing earlier in the day returned home Thursday night, according to a news release from the Russell Police Department.

The girl was reported missing at 9:30 a.m. Russell police officers conducted a search throughout the day. At approximately 9 p.m., the juvenile's mother reported to the police department that her daughter had returned home. The statement said the girl, whose name was not released, spent the day in the attic of an unoccupied residence.

The Russell Police Department verified the girls' return, and said it was not an abduction. There were no injuries.