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Sheriff's Dept.: Missing 10-year-old Alpine girl found safe in El Cajon area

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Posted at 6:26 AM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 10:44:54-05

UPDATE (7:30 a.m.): Sheriff's officials announced the girl was "was located safe at a residence in the unincorporated area of El Cajon."

No other details were released.

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A search was launched overnight for a young girl missing in Alpine, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

In a tweet early Wednesday morning, sheriff’s officials said a search and rescue team was called to assist in the search for 10-year-old Abbigail McDonald.

ABC 10News learned the girl's mother reported her missing just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officials said the mother told them Abbigail went to bed around 9 p.m. and that was the last time she saw her daughter.

Abbigail was last seen at home wearing a black tank top and jeans, according to sheriff’s officials.

Anyone with information the girl’s whereabouts is urged to call 858-565-5200.