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Missing Dickson County girl found safe, Amber Alert canceled

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Posted at 6:11 AM, Jun 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-15 08:55:23-04

DICKSON, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation quickly canceled an Amber Alert for a 6-year-old Dickson County girl after she was found safe on Wednesday morning.

An alert was issued for Elliana "Ellie" Russell-McCarson around 6 a.m. Wednesday. Less than 20 minutes later, the Dickson County Sheriff's Office said she was found safe at a friend's house.

Dickson County Sheriff said her mother woke up overnight and discovered Ellie was not in their home. Fortunately, she was found safe hours later.