June 10, 2009 in News

Missing girl found

By The Spokesman-Review
Spokane Valley Police Department photo

The Spokane Valley Police Department is looking for Michelle R. Watkins, 9, who went missing the afternoon of Wednesday, June 10, 2009.
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The Spokane Valley Police Department has located a 9-year-old presumed missing.

The girl, who failed to return home from school at Trentwood Elementary, was found about 5 blocks from her residence at a friend’s house, police said.

Police began a search around 5:15 p.m., after Michelle R. Watkins didn’t return home at the usual time. She usually walks the six blocks alone to her home, and arrives around 3:30 p.m., police said.

People started calling the school after news that she was missing, and she was located and is safe, police said.

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