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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.

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

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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