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UPDATE: Missing 10-year-old Long Branch Girl Found

Missing girl found at school Thursday morning

A 10-year-old Long Branch who had been missing since Wednesday afternoon has been found, the New Jersey State Police reported at 9 a.m. today.

Elizabeth Vasquez was located at the Anastasia Elementary School at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, State Police Sgt. Adam Grossman said.

Elizabeth had been missing since leaving the Anastasia Elementary School on Seventh Avenue in Long Branch at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday.

mlm07740 October 05, 2012 at 12:00 AM
Do you have children? Regardless of race any child going missing and god knows what happening is a worst case scenario that can leave a community in shambles. Thank goodness this little girl turned up. And Long Branch, of which I have been a resident 7 years, is a huge town and we would no doubt need more than one school to accommodate all the children whether some where "dream kids" or not. And we all immigrated from somewhere to get to America. Have a heart.
Tom October 05, 2012 at 02:19 AM
On a side note, why is the moderator deleting my comments. Was it because I referenced an article in another paper that had more details?
florence brown October 05, 2012 at 12:12 PM
A parents worst nightmare is a missing child. Everyday i see children that walk alone who should have a parent with them. Not only at school. I work retail and see it dailey. When this happen it made me sick to my stomach. i pray that parents wise up and start paying attention. I can imagine the stress the principal and teachers went thru. Thank god the child is alright.
Catherine October 05, 2012 at 12:46 PM
Thank God she's is alright, but there are questions, how does this child who is not home all night, then end up in the school the next day. That sounds like a safety issue, and the parents of this child report it 1:30 in the morning, something does not appear to be right, unless the story is wrong????? My heart and prayers goes out to this child.
chelsey October 07, 2012 at 03:03 AM
thank you GOD she is fine. He guided her and kept her from harm.

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