Missing girl Darnesha Bey, 13, found safe in East County

Girl never showed up to school Thursday

CHULA VISTA, Calif. - A 13-year-old South Bay girl who never showed up to school Thursday was found safe in the East County early Friday morning, authorities said.

Chula Vista police said 13-year-old Darnesha Bey was last seen in the area near the E Street trolley station in Chula Vista at 8 a.m. Thursday. She was supposed to be heading to Chula Vista Middle School, but she never showed up, according to police.

Police said she may have been in the area of Parkway Plaza in El Cajon at about 11:30 a.m.

Just after midnight, police said the girl was found in good condition in the East County and has been reunited with her family.

No foul play was involved, but police are trying to determine how Darnesha ended up in the East County.

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