Missing Van Nuys Girl, 13, Found Safe

VAN NUYS (CBS) — A missing 13-year-old girl who may have been trying to get to Detroit has been found safe in Van Nuys, according to LAPD Officer Cleon Joseph of the Media Relations office.

Coraima Alfaro was dropped off at Fulton Middle School in Van Nuys at 7:30 a.m. Friday, but was not there when her mother came to pick her up at the end of the school day, according to the LAPD.

Her mother told police her daughter has a boyfriend in Detroit.

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