12-year-old girl missing for 24 hours in Aurora found safe

AURORA, Colo. — The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said a 12-year-old girl who was reported missing since Friday after afternoon was found safe Saturday evening.

She had been reported missing in the area of East Jewell Avenue and South Peoria Street.

The sheriff’s office said she had spent Friday night with a friend and she was safe.