A vehicle is dusted for prints in the driveway of a home on the 8800 block of Oakdale Avenue near Nordhoff Street Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Northridge, Calif., where 10-year-old girl disappeared during the night. Los Angeles police say the girl has been located. Sgt. Rudy Lopez says she was apparently spotted by someone who recognized her from information that had been publicized and contacted the Police Department. She was found at midafternoon outside a Starbucks store about six miles from her home. Photo: Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon

A vehicle is dusted for prints in the driveway of a home on the 8800 block of Oakdale Avenue near Nordhoff Street Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Northridge, Calif., where 10-year-old girl disappeared during the night. Los Angeles police say the girl has been located. Sgt. Rudy Lopez says she was apparently spotted by someone who recognized her from information that had been publicized and contacted the Police Department. She was found at midafternoon outside a Starbucks store about six miles from her home. Photo: Los Angeles Times, Mel Melcon

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say nearly 50 detectives are canvassing a neighborhood for clues in the abduction of a 10-year-old girl who vanished from her bedroom this week and was found hours later miles from home.

Police are seeking two men who apparently took the girl from her home after 1 a.m. Wednesday and drove her around the San Fernando Valley. She was found that afternoon after being dropped off near a hospital.

Police officials have publicly said the girl had bruises and scratches and was in shock when she was found. The Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/XKLN6P ) reports that law enforcement sources say she was sexually assaulted.

Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese says detectives are working around the clock on the case.

The Associated Press does not identify victims of sexual assault.

Read more: http://www.seattlepi.com/news/crime/article/Dozens-of-detectives-investigate-LA-girl-abduction-4390773.php#ixzz2OxIOeB1E

 

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