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Missing Palatine Girl Found Safe Early Saturday Morning

Lilyann Tamez was reported missing early evening Thursday, January 24 and was located by Palatine police in the early morning hours Saturday. She is safe and no harm came to her while she was gone, police say.

Palatine police received information about the whereabouts of then missing 12-year-old Lilyann Tamez, and were able to locate her in the early morning hours on Saturday.

Commander Randy Walker with the Palatine police said information obtained by police after interviewing friends of the girl suggested she was in a certain vehicle, which police were able to locate in the 1800 block of Green Lane after midnight. 

She was found unharmed and no foul play is suspected against her during the time she was missing, Walker said. 

After police found Lilyann, she was taken into limited custody at the Palatine Police Station and her parents were contacted. 

Lilyann was reported missing Thursday early evening after she didn't arrive home from school. Interviews with friends of hers indicated she planned on runnning away and had packed a bag full of clothing prior to going missing.

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Linda January 26, 2013 at 03:37 PM
Thank God she is ok
Debbie Lukas January 26, 2013 at 04:20 PM
Thank God they found her and she OK.
Palman January 26, 2013 at 07:00 PM
Great she is ok, but wait, who lives there? Amelia Garcia, 19, of the 1800 block of Green Lane, Palatine, was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly... Alexandre Soloviev, 20, of the 1800 block of Green Lane, Palatine, was charged Monday with criminal damage to property after he allegedly ...Luiz Lerma-Cortez, 17, of the 1800 block of Green Lane was charged last week with criminal damage to property...Palatine police received a report about 7:24 PM Monday of criminal damage to property in the 1800 block of North Green Lane ...Police said Sherry Ann Cameron, 33, of the 1900 block of Green Lane in Palatine, was arrested at 4:48 p....Vandals smashed the rear and side windows on a 1998 Ford Ranger pickup truck on the 1800 block of North Green Lane... PALATINE, MY KIND OF TOWN, yeah right.
Jude Bramer January 26, 2013 at 09:19 PM
The activities reported in the area around Green Lane in Palatine are hardly an accurate reflection of the whole town.
Ellen January 26, 2013 at 11:11 PM
I hope they find out why she ran away.

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