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SAGINAW (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities confirmed 12-year-old Tabitha Tillery, who was missing in Saginaw, was found safe Sunday in Fort Worth.

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Tillery had been missing since Thursday when she was last seen leaving Wayside Middle School.

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According to a press release from Saginaw police, Tillery claimed she stayed with acquaintances during the time of her absence. She denies any kidnapping claims.

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