Police: Missing teen found 'safe and unharmed,' hiding in her Rock Hill home

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UPDATE: 1/24/19 Dianaa Clawson, the missing Rock Hill teen, has been found safe and unharmed, according to Rock Hill Police. Investigators tell FOX 46 she was found hiding in her house.   

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The Rock Hill Police Department and Rock Hill Schools are asking the public for their help in locating a missing middle school student. 

Authorities said Dianna Clawson, an eighth grade student at Saluda Trail Middle School, was last seen by family around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23. 

According to police, Dianna's mother, Tonya Clawson, reported the 13-year-old missing around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday after leaving the house early that morning for work and returning home only to find her son at home but not her daughter. 

Tonya Clawson told officers that her son told her when he and Dianna were getting ready to get on the school bus Dianna said she needed to go back to the apartment and get something. The son got on the school bus but Dianna never made it, police said. 

Tonya Clawson told police when she got home to the apartment she noticed the key that her daughter has to get in and out of the home was in her bedroom but Dianna was not. She said Dianna's school did not let her know Dianna was not in school on Wednesday. 

Dianna Clawson has been entered into NCIC as a missing juvenile. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Rock Hill Police Department at 803-329-7200.

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