Missing 8-year-old found safe; parents facing charges

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say the parents of an 8-year-old girl, who was reported missing Tuesday, are now facing charges after the child was found safe.  

According to police, 8-year-old Caylee Aniya Scott was home alone, in the area of Fitzroy Drive and Walford Street, between the hours of 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. When her parents returned home Caylee was not in the house.  

The parents reported Caylee missing, but later in the day her grandfather called police and stated he had picked up his granddaughter when she called in the early morning hours after being left home alone.

According to police, her parents have been charged with endangering children.

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