Missing Girl Has Been Found

April 8, 2011 Updated Apr 8, 2011 at 5:36 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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April 8, 2011 Updated Apr 8, 2011 at 5:36 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) Tiffany Marie Ernle was last seen April 1st. After her family reached out for your help on Eyewitness News, the family got their wish, and Tiffany Marie Ernle is now home according to the family.

Here is the story that was broadcast on Thursday before the good news of the return of Tiffany Marie:

The last time Lisa Olejniczak heard from her daughter Tiffany was around 4:30p.m. Friday April 1st. Tiffany went out for a walk near Cazenovia Park, a block from her family home, but her family has not heard from her since.

Tiffany's mother told Eyewitness News, "Everytime the phone rings, or I hear a siren in the area, I want to crawl out of my skin. I'm sending my husband to go see if maybe it's her. When the phone rings I'm thinking maybe it's her, or somebody is telling me that they've seen her."

Tiffany is 21 years old, but has several special needs and takes nearly 60 different medications a day. Without some of them, she can fall gravely ill in 72 hours.

Lisa Olejniczak stated, "She is bipolar and schizophrenic. She's mentally challenged and she's taking kidney medication. She may be 21, but she has the mind of a 10 or 11 year old. She needs alot of help and care with making choices."

Olejniczak says her daughter has never runaway from home before, and doesn't think she would do so now, especially without her favorite stuffed animal.

Tiffany's family has been posting flyers all over Buffalo in hopes that someone will recognize her, but the clock is ticking for Tiffany.

Her health is fading the longer she is away from her medicine. Tiffany was last seen wearing blue jeans and pink sneakers.

If you think you've seen her, call Buffalo Police at 851-4415.