BRPD: Missing 10-year-old girl found, unharmed

Eriel Cottrell (Source: BRPD)
Eriel Cottrell (Source: BRPD)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police say that a missing Baton Rouge child has been found and she appears unharmed.

Officials say 10-year-old Eriel Cottrell went missing Tuesday night.

Eriel Cottrell was last seen walking in the 14200 block of S. Choctaw. Officials tell us she walked off after fighting with her mother about school.

Baton Rouge Police say Eriel was found by two good Samaritans who took her into their home. The Samaritans made contact with "a foster mother earlier today, who then contacted a help line."

Eriel has been returned to her mother.

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