By CBSLA Staff

YORBA LINDA (CBSLA) — Authorities in Orange County said on Tuesday night that a 14-year-old girl with autism who had been missing for the past five days has been safely found.

 

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Nya Jingles had last been seen leaving her home in Yorba Linda, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. She was initially considered to be a runaway, but on Tuesday, sheriff’s officials said she was considered an at-risk missing person due to the amount of time she had been missing and additional information from the family.

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Authorities say Nya was without needed medication for the time she was missing.

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The whereabouts of how and where she was located were not immediately disclosed, but authorities said the teen will be reunited with her family.