Missing 12-year-old Fort Wayne girl found safe

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Photo of Dereonah Terrella provided by the Fort Wayne Police Department

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fort Wayne police located 12-year-old Dereonah Terrella, five hours after she was last seen in the area of Bluffton Road and Maplewood Road. She was returned home safely.

Police issued a public safety alert shortly after 1 a.m. Monday. Terrella was last seen around 10 p.m. on Sunday, and police were concerned due to her age and the length of time she had been missing.

According to police, Terrella was located around 3 a.m. Monday.

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