Missing Tempe girl found safe

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Police say an 8-year-old girl who was last seen by her family at their home at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday was found safe at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

Rhiannon Sparer lives near the 1200 block of east Hermosa Drive.

She was found hiding in the neighborhood, according to police.

Earlier, police said it was believed the girl intended to run away.