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Missing 12-year-olds Celina Heredia (left) and Nevaeh Bolagh are seen in images provided by the Covina Police Department on Nov. 3, 2022.

Police thanked the public after two middle school students who went missing from Covina late Thursday night were found Friday morning.

“The girls have been found! Thank you all for your help!” a message tweeted at 9 :49 a.m. by the Covina Police Department read.

Celina Heredia and Nevaeh Bolagh, both 12, were entered into the Missing Person’s system after Covina police were alerted to their disappearance late Thursday night.

Earlier in the day, police said Nevaeh communicated to her mother that she was intoxicated and with Celina at an undisclosed location in East Los Angeles.

She also mentioned that they were with an unknown older male and may be in distress.

Both girls attend Sierra Vista Middle School in Covina.

No details about the condition of the girls or how they were found were available.