12-Year-Old North Royalton Girl Missing (Update)



Missing since Saturday night.
  • Missing since Saturday night.

Updated: Well, this scary story had a happy, if weird, ending.

Aliya Fleckenstein was found safe and sound... at Tower City. She was last seen at 11 p.m. on Saturday night in North Royalton taking her dog for a walk.

She tells cops she walked all the way to Tower City, which is where she was found Monday afternoon.



Scary story out of North Royalton.

Police say 12-year-old Aliya Fleckenstein has been missing since Saturday night.

Aliyah is a special needs kid and took her dog out for a walk around 11 p.m. She has not been seen since.

WOIO has the details.

Aliya is African-American, about 5'2" and 125 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

She was last seen wearing tan-colored skirt, a mint green hoodie, a pink and white t-shirt and white socks.

The dog, Roxie, is a black collie mix, about 45 pounds with white and brown coat. The dog was on a leash.

Anyone with any information please get in touch with North Royalton police.

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