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13-Year-Old Girl Missing From NJ Military Base Found Safe

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This photo of Brittany Snodgrass, 13, was shared by her mother and posted to the JBDML Facebook page by officials, who are searching for her. This photo of Brittany Snodgrass, 13, was shared by her mother and posted to the JBDML Facebook page by officials, who are searching for her.
JOINT BASE DIX-MCGUIRE-LAKEHURT, N.J. -

Authorities say a 13-year-old girl reported missing since from a New Jersey military base has been found safe.

New Jersey State Police found Brittany Snodgrass at approximately 11 a.m., according to officials atJoint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

She was located near the Red Lions Barracks State Police Facility in Southampton, N.J., when a driver phoned the barracks to report a young girl walking along Route 206, officials said.

"Brittany is in good health and has been reunited with her family," a post on the base's Facebook page said. "Additional details will be released shortly."

Snodgrass was last seen getting off her school bus on Ash Street at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the base emergency responders, an organized search party conducted a door-to-door search of the base housing area from 9 p.m. until midnight Wednesday.

The base also shared Thursday morning a post from the girl's mother, Colleen Wheeler, who said her daughter was "believed to last be seen in Browns Mills."

"I am her mother and I want to thank the police officers and everybody who came out and search for her last night, and for all your prayers. Please keep your eyes open," Wheeler said, adding that her post included a more recent photo of her daughter.

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