AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The missing girl in Aurora has been found and is safe.
Federal authorities had joined the search for a missing 10-year-old girl who disappeared after leaving her Aurora home on Monday morning. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation sent out a Missing Endangered Alert late Monday night for Daniela Ruano-Morales.READ MORE: Denver Tied 126-Year-Old Record High Saturday, Lands In Top 5 For 90 Degree Days
She was found just minutes after a news conference at noon Tuesday.READ MORE: Police, Firefighters, Rescue Teams Continue Search For Diana Brown, Missing Flash Floods Ripped Through Poudre Canyon
Police said that Daniela was found in the Hoffman Heights neighborhood near East 6th Avenue and North Peoria Street, a little more than two miles from her home.
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Investigators are still trying to figure out how she ended up in that neighborhood so far from home.