PETALUMA, Calif. - A 12-year-old who had run away from her Petaluma home, prompting a police search on Monday, has been found, according to authorities.
Petaluma police said that Sydney Fischer was found by a family member around 1:25 p.m. and returned home, hours after she had been last seen by her mother.
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Sydney Fischer was last seen by her mom at 7:30 a.m. and did not arrive at school, police said. A note was later found indicating she had run away.
Sydney doesn't have a history of running away, authorities said, and is considered at risk due to her age.
She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds, and has red hair. She was last seen wearing a green or purple Girl Scout hoodie and shorts, police said.
If you have any information or have seen Sydney, please call the Petaluma Police Department at (707)778-4372.