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Rosie O'Donnell Says Missing Daughter Chelsea Has Been Found

FILE - In this April 20, 2010 file photo, Rosie O'Donnell, left, poses with her daughter Chelsea at the opening night performance of the Broadway musical "American Idiot" in New York. Police are searching for Rosie O'Donnell's 17-year-old daughter... (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

NBC News – NEW YORK (NBC News) - Rosie O'Donnell said on Twitter Tuesday that her missing 17-year-old daughter has been found and is safe.

"Chelsea has been found and is safe in police custody — thank u all for the help and light," O'Donnell said Tuesday evening.

O'Donnell said in a blog post earlier Tuesday that her daughter, Chelsea O'Donnell, was missing. South Nyack, New York, police said Chelsea was found safe in New Jersey.

Chelsea O'Donnell had been last seen a week ago, the TV personality said in apost to her website. She said the girl "stopped taking her medicine and is in need of medical attention," and was last seen with her therapy dog.

Chelsea was officially reported missing to South Nyack police by her family on Sunday, after she didn't come home Aug. 11, police said.

O'Donnell, 53, stepped down earlier this year from her second run as a panelist on "The View."