Missing Girl, 12, Found Safe

A 12-year-old girl who went missing after getting into an argument with her father was discovered safe by a deputy sheriff early Thursday morning.

Tanya Allsup had told NBC 7 her daughter Rylee was driving home from school with her father on Tuesday when they got into an argument. Rylee got out of the car about a block away from their home and stormed off in the 1200 block of Reese Road, which is unincorporated Escondido.

Her father waited at home for her to arrive, but half an hour later, she did not show that night.

Allsup called the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, which deployed its helicopter and deputies on the ground to help in the search. At about 3:20 a.m., a deputy sheriff found her walking near the intersection of Sunset Heights and Nutmeg and returned her to her parents. The San Diego Sheriff's department said she had gone to a friend's house then left.

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