Rosie O'Donnell says teen daughter has been found safe

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Pictured are Rosie O'Donnell and her 17-year-old daughter Chelsea.

NYACK, N.Y. -- Rosie O'Donnell says her teenage daughter who went missing last week has been found.

"Chelsea has been found and is safe in police custody - thank u all for the help and light #missingchildren," Rosie tweeted Tuesday night.

Chelsea O'Donnell, 17, was last seen on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Police in Nyack, New York, had been searching the Rockland County area since Sunday, Aug. 16.

A message posted on Rosie O'Donnell's website said that Chelsea left with her 6-month-old therapy dog named Bear, a 9-pound brown and black terrier.

The website said Chelsea stopped taking her medicine and was in need of medical attention.

No further details have been released.