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Missing Jackson County girl found safe

Posted June 3, 2010 6:11 a.m. EDT
Updated June 3, 2010 3:14 p.m. EDT

— A missing Jackson County girl was found safe Thursday morning when she showed up to school, according to a county emergency dispatcher.

Authorities issued an Amber Alert early Thursday for Karina Monserrat Dominguez, 11, who was last seen at Misty Rivers Apartments in Tuckasegee, southwest of Asheville.

Deputies said she showed up to school at 7:45 a.m. They believe she had been with friends. Karina was reunited with her parents at the sheriff's office.

No other details were released.