NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Rosie O'Donnell and Chelsea Belle O'Donnell pose at the '2nd Annual Fran Drescher Cancer Schmancer Sunset Cabaret Cruise' on The SS Hornblower Infinity Crusie Ship on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 20: Chelsea Belle O'Donnell and Vivienne Rose O'Donnell attend Fran Drescher's 2016 Cabaret Cruise at Pier 40 on June 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Vivienne Rose O'Donnell, Rosie O'Donnell and Chelsea Belle O'Donnell attend the 5th Annual Rosie's Theater Kids Spring Benefit at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater on May 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: (L-R) Vivienne Rose O'Donnell, Rosie O'Donnell, Chelsea Belle O'Donnell and Blake Christopher O'Donnell attend the 5th Annual Rosie's Theater Kids Spring Benefit at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater on May 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 03: ***EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE*** (L-R) Blake O'Donnell, Parker O'Donnell, Chelsea O'Donnell, Nathan Lane as 'Gomez Addams', Vivian O'Donnell, Rosie O'Donnell and Bebe Neuwirth as 'Morticia Addams' pose backstage at 'The Addams Family' on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on August 3, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Vivienne Carpenter-O'Donnell, Kelli Carpenter, Chelsea Carpenter-O'Donnell, Rosie O'Donnell, Blake Carpenter-O'Donnell and Parker Carpenter-O'Donnell attend the HBO screening of A Family is A Family: A Rosie O'Donnell Celebration at the HBO Theater on January 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Rosie O'Donnell, Chelsea O'Donnell and Billie Jean King (Photo by M. Von Holden/Getty Images)
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The TV host and actress tweeted the good news Tuesday evening, writing, "Chelsea has been found and is safe in police custody - thank u all for the help and light #missingchildren."
chelsea has been found and is safe in police custody - thank u all for the help and light #missingchildren
The former View co-host's rep issued a statement to ET after Chelsea was found, thanking police for their help in locating O'Donnell's daughter: "Rosie wants to thank everyone for their help, especially the South Nyack, NY and Barneget Light, NJ police departments. Her daughter Chelsea O'Donnell has been located by the police and is safe in their custody."
O'Donnell had revealed Tuesday morning that her 17-year-old daughter, who suffers from mental health issues, had been missing for a week. A source close to the family confirmed to ET that the family did not suspect foul play nor fear that Chelsea was abducted.
"Chelsea, like millions of people, lives with mental illness. It has been a difficult road for Chelsea and her family and they just want her back safe," Rosie's rep, Cindi Berger, told ET at the time.