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UPDATE: Missing 11-Year-Old Chamblee Girl Found Safe

Almost 50 officers searched door-to-door in Chamblee for hours before finding the girl.

UPDATE: Missing 11-Year-Old Chamblee Girl Found Safe

UPDATE

An 11-year-old Chamblee girl who went missing around 4 p.m. Tuesday was found safely at the Chamblee MARTA station later Tuessday night, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

The family of the girl, Mohosana Hamid Jakiya, called police at 5:20 p.m. when the she did not arrive home from Chamblee Middle School. She ordinarily rides the bus to her home Azalea Apartments at 3500 Chamblee-Dunwoody Way. A family friend last saw Mohosan walking on Sexton Woods Drive headed towards Peachtree Boulevard, the AJC reports.

Chamblee Police, along with DeKalb and Dunwoody police officers, began searching for the girl at 6:30 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY

About 45 Chamblee Police officers are searching door-to-door for a missing 11-year-old girl student who was last seen at Chamblee Middle School around 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to WSB-TV.

Mohosana Hamid Jakiya is about 5-feet, 2-inches tall and approximately 120 pounds. She was last seen walking towards the buses after school, but she never made it home. She was wearing yellow hoody, light blue jeans and dark shoes. She also had a black backpack.

Anyone with information about Mohosana's whereabouts is asked to call the Chamblee Police Department at 770-986-5005.

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