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Bradenton girl, 12, found after she ran away from home, cops say

Manatee County Sheriff's Office

Deputies found a 12-year-old girl who reportedly ran away from home Monday night.

According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Maryan Khalil was found and is OK after she ran away from her home on Westhaven Cove in Bradenton around 10:45 p.m. Monday.

She did not have a cell phone with her, but deputies did not believe she was in danger.

The sheriff’s office reported around 3:40 p.m. Maryan had been found.

Sara Nealeigh covers breaking stories and other real-time news across Manatee County and Florida for the Bradenton Herald. She graduated from Ohio University with a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter for a local newspaper in Ohio before moving to Bradenton in 2016.


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