9-year-old Norfolk girl found safe after not coming home from school

Posted at 10:45 PM, Feb 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-13 22:52:50-05

missingNORFOLK, Va. – Police were looking for a missing 9-year-old who did not come home from school Monday.

Shaniyah Carter was seen at Coleman Place Elementary School located at 2450 Rush Street around 3:30 p.m.

Police say Shaniyah walked home instead of getting on her bus.

Shaniyah was found safe around 11 p.m. at a friends house not far from her home, police said.