Two missing girls from Avon found safe in Elyria

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AVON, Ohio — A statewide endangered child advisory was issued in the case of two missing Avon, Ohio girls, Sunday morning. The girls were found safe in Elyria.

Avon police say a citizen noticed the girls walking down the street and reported seeing them.

The family has been notified and authorities will continue to investigate where the girls have been over the last 24 hours.

Avon police, with help from the FBI, investigated the disappearance.

The two-year-old and 12-year-old girl were last seen on Mulberry Lane in the Timberlake Apartment Complex at around 4 p.m. Saturday, June 6, before they were found Sunday night. The 12-year-old had been babysitting the younger girl.

Police said the 12-year-old is known to try to pass herself off as an adult and that it’s possible that she may be have tried to pass the 2-year-old off as her own child. She has also been known to visit internet dating sites, and did try to meet up with someone Saturday, but that encounter fell through.

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