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Raleigh Teens Found Safe In Alabama

Posted April 30, 2006 11:46 a.m. EDT

— Two Raleigh middle school students who were reported missing on Thursday were found safe in Alabama on Friday night.

On Friday afternoon, Raleigh police issued a news release asking for the public's assistance in finding Maggie Gurrea, 13, and Amanda Maynard, 14.

A Raleigh police spokesman said Saturday that the two girls, both students at Heritage Middle School, were found in Alabaster, Ala., with 17-year-old Ryan Gibson.

Gibson's relationship to the two girls was not immediately known.

Authorities have said they do not suspect foul play in the girls' disappearance, but were still investigating.