NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — A 12-year-old Chinese tourist who went missing from a Washington-area airport has been found safe in New York.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Officer, Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy Injured In Fourth Of July Parkway Shooting Identified
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police said JinJing Ma was found Friday in the custody of her parents in Queens, New York.
Authority police Chief David Huchler said at a news conference Friday that the girl excused herself to go to the bathroom Thursday after getting her passport at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. He said the girl met a woman, changed clothes and got into an SUV with New York tags.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Fed Up With City's Gun Violence Problem, Says He'll Be Happy When He's Not Mayor
Huchler says a couple had earlier approached JinJing Ma while her tour group was at the World Trade Center. He says there appeared to be a link between that couple and the people she met at the airport.
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