Police locate missing Town of Tonawanda 9-year-old

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TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A missing child was the subject of a search in the Town of Tonawanda Thursday.

Police say they successfully found 9-year-old Krystal Alvarez, a 4’10” girl who is about 80 pounds, after she was reported as missing earlier in the day. Police say she is safe and they have no indication that a crime was committed.

The young girl lives on Wendel Avenue in the Lincoln Park area, however she has family in Blackrock and has reportedly ridden the bus alone in the past. Police say she was located in the Shoshone neighborhood of Buffalo.

Police thanked the public for their help in finding the girl.

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