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New Haven girl found safe

Eleven-year-old Gabby Robinson went to the library after school Monday, but her parents said Wednesday morning they hadn't seen her since.

Posted: Nov 21, 2018 5:23 PM
Updated: Nov 21, 2018 10:56 PM

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WFFT)- A New Haven girl is safe after going missing Monday afternoon. 

Eleven-year-old Gabby Robinson went to the library after school Monday, but her parents said Wednesday morning they hadn't seen her since. 

"Just bring my kid home. That's all I want. I just want my kid home safe," said David Robinson, Gabby's dad. 

A phone call to Rhonda Robinson confirmed police found Gabby Wednesday afternoon. 

Rhonda and David Robinson said Gabby got in the car with an older friend Monday, who said she dropped Gabby off at the post office from the library.

"She left the library willingly with basically a person that she knows," said Rhonda Robinson. 

Rhonda Robinson told FOX 55 that older friend took Gabby to another house with several other teenagers and no adults. 

Gabby was reported missing Tuesday. The family spent all of Tuesday night and Wednesday morning looking for their daughter. 

"We actually went to a gas station not in a real good part of town last night, and a gentleman said he thought she looked familiar," Rhonda Robinson said. 

The Robinsons have already had a rough year, after losing a son in a car crash in May. 

"I think she's afraid to talk to anyone because she always talked to him. He was her confidant," David Robinson said of his daughter. 

Now, the family can breathe a sigh of relief that Gabby is home for Thanksgiving. 

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