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Update: Runaway girl found, returned to family
Beaverton Police have found a missing 11-year-old girl and have returned her to her family.
Police had asked for the public's help in finding Ariana Gleason on Wednesday morning, after the girl's mother called police at about 8:45 a.m. and told officers that her daughter had run away.
Ariana was reportedly angry and told her mother that she did not want to go to school today.
Ariana was last seen entering the woods near her home in the 6700 block of Southwest Nehalem Lane at 8 a.m.
Ariana is 5-foot-5 with blond, hair down to her lower back.
She was last seen wearing a blue plaid skirt, blue Valley Catholic shirt, red jacket and purple shoes. Ariana is familiar with the Powerline Park and park trails around her home.
Beaverton officers searched the area and parks around her home. Washington County Search and Rescue was requested to assist in the search.
Anyone with information was asked to call the Beaverton Police Department at (503) 629-0111.