Police say missing Bedford girl found safe

Fatiha Faarisullah

Credit: Bedford PD

Fatiha Faarisullah was last seen by a classmate at Harwood Junior High School on January 29, 2014.



Posted on January 29, 2014 at 9:43 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 29 at 11:58 PM

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Bedford police said an 11-year-old girl who disappeared on Wednesday afternoon has been found safe.

Fatiha Faarisullah had last been seen by a classmate at Harwood Junior High School, in the 3000 block of Martin Drive, on Wednesday.

School officials said Fatiha did not get on her school bus.

Police said her mother called to report her disappearance around 4:30 p.m. when Fatiha failed to return home in the 1800 block of Realistic Court.

Investigators said Fatiha has medical issues, but no history of being a runaway.

Police said she was found "OK" on Wednesday night without elaborating about the circumstances of her disappearance.