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Missing sisters, cousin from Philadelphia found safe

Monday, October 07, 2013

Philadelphia police say they have located a 3-year-old girl, her 13-year-old sister and their 15-year-old cousin after the trio was reported missing on Sunday.

3-year-old Shaniya Clark was found around 1:40 p.m. Sunday. She told police she was dropped off by her 13-year-old sister, Shyrice Clark, at Valley and Bridge streets. She was transported to St. Christopher's Hospital for evaluation, but is said to be in good health.

Shyrice, along with her 15-year-old cousin, Allisha Lewis, were found safe later that day.

According to authorities, Shaniya and Shyrice Clark were last seen together at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at 1400 West Wyoming Avenue in Logan leaving their grandmother's house. They were taking the SEPTA bus route 75 to their home on Valley Street in Frankford.

The girls' mother, Zaneta Niles, called 911 to report the two girls missing around 1:00 a.m.

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