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York Co. high school student reported missing after class found safe, sheriff's office says

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Posted at 3:21 PM, Dec 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-10 21:01:29-05

YORK Co., Va. - The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office says a local high school student who was reported missing Wednesday afternoon has been found safe.

On December 8, deputies say 16-year-old York High School student Laila Farrelly went missing around 2:10 p.m. after attending classes. They say some runners last saw her walking by herself on Park Service property behind the school.

Later that evening, the sheriff's office received information that she was in the East end of Newport News.

Friday night, authorities say she has been found and is now home.

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