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Law enforcement and school officials were searching for two teenage girls who did not get on the school bus to go home from South Pontotoc Middle School Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: Jan 31, 2018 7:35 PM
Updated: Jan 31, 2018 10:58 PM

SPRINGVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Two teenage girls have been found okay in Pontotoc County after they did not get on the bus Wednesday afternoon to go home from school.

Law enforcement and school officials were searching around South Pontotoc school for Emma Carter and Alona Finley, both 13.

Emma Carter (l) and Alona Finley

Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said the two girls were found hiding inside a classroom at the school. They were not hurt.

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