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Missing 11 year old found

Sarah Ashlyn O'Neal (SOURCE: Craighead County Sheriff's Department) Sarah Ashlyn O'Neal (SOURCE: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Craighead County deputies have located an 11 year old who likely ran away Monday morning. The girl was found safe after her disappearance aired on Region 8 News Midday.

According to a police report, Sarah Ashlyn O'Neal was not in her room when her grandmother went to wake her up for school Monday morning.  The family was more concerned after they contacted relatives and a close friend and she had not made contact with them.  O'Neal did not show up for school. 

Police believe she likely ran away from home, but were concerned for her safety when she didn't contact anyone. 

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