FWPD: Missing 10-year-old found safe

Adriana Mendez (FWPD)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – One local family is breathing a sigh of relief after a search for their missing 10-year-old is over.

Fort Wayne police put out the word early Thursday that they were looking for the little girl who disappeared from the 500 block of Berwyn Lane, off Hanna near Lafayette.

Police did not release any further information but said that Adriana Mendez was located and is safe. That news came just after 7 a.m. after a nearly seven hours-long search.