Updated: Missing Philly girl found safe - abc27 WHTM

Updated: Missing Philly girl found safe

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A missing 5-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert issued on Monday has been found safe, according to state police.

Special victims unit Capt. John Darby says police are still looking for the suspect, who told school officials Monday morning that she was the child's mother and was there to take her to breakfast.

WPVI-TV in Philadelphia reports that Nailla Robinson was found outside by a passerby in Upper Darby overnight.  She was taken to Children's Hospital to be checked out. Special victims unit Capt. John Darby says there are no signs of physical injuries.

The television station reported Robinson was discovered by a man who was walking near 69th Street.  A police official said the man heard cries for help and found Robinson hiding under a jungle gym in a nearby park, according with WPVI.

WPVI reported that the girl was found wearing only a t-shirt.  She was reportedly checked  for hypothermia.

Police said Robinson was taken from the Bryant School Monday morning by a woman wearing Muslim-style clothing.  Police said the woman pretended to be Robinson's mother and signed an illegible name before heading to the girl's Kindergarten classroom. School officials say the woman then went straight to the classroom to get the girl and did not stop at the front office.

Police discovered the girl was missing when the girl's daycare came to the school to pick her up later that afternoon.

 The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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