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Police say teamwork helped find missing girl

Tyletta Gross Tyletta Gross

Police said a major team effort helped in finding a missing Walthourville child.

Tyletta Gross, 12, was reported missing Tuesday night after she did not come home from school.

Police say getting information out quickly about the missing girl was a major factor and locating her.

With the help of several surrounding agencies and media outlets, Tyletta was found unharmed and Walthourville police was able to reunite her with her family.

"It is so important that we do all we can to make sure they return safe to their families. We kept following up with the calls and the leads and finally it led to the right call and we were able to find her unharmed and she was returned to her family safely," Walthourville Police Chief Tracy McFadden Sr.

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