Arielle Kebbel’s missing sister has been found: ‘We are so grateful’

Arielle Kebbelannounced that her sister, Julia, has been found after she went missing late last month. 

“It’s a new day… And it is with great joy and relief that I share the wonderful news that my sister, Julia, and her dog, Cindy, have been found safe!” the Fifty Shades Freed actress, 32, wrote in an Instagram post on Tuesday, February 13. “While we do ask for privacy at this time, my family and I want to thank everyone for all of your love and support over the past two weeks.”

“We are so grateful to every single person who helped spread the word and joined us in our search,” Kebbel continued. “We would also like to thank the Los Angeles Police Department, KlaasKIDS, SERT Ministries and Anonymity Rescue for their efforts in bringing Julia home.” 

As previously reported, Kebbel took to social media on February 3 to spread the word about her sister’s disappearance.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 13: Arielle Kebbel attends ASSET 10th Anniversary Event at Private Residence on January 13, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Actor Arielle Kebbel attends 19th Annual Post-Golden Globes Party hosted by Warner Bros. Pictures and InStyle at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
TOLUCA LAKE, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Arielle Kebbel attends the Creative Coalition/Novocure Voices of Impact Dinner on November 5, 2017 in Toluca Lake, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for The Creative Coalition/Novocure)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Arielle Kebbel attends the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Golden Globe Awards at Catch LA on November 15, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 22: Arielle Kebbel attends theVogue Italia 'The New Beginning' Party during Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 on September 22, 2017 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 15: Arielle Kebbel arrives at Entertainment Weekly's 2017 Pre-Emmy Party held at Sunset Tower Hotel on September 15, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2017 -- ''NBC Party' -- Pictured: (l-r) Arielle Kebbel, Peter Mensah at the Oxford Social Club at Pendry, San Diego, Calif. -- (Photo by: Mark Davis/NBC)
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2017 -- ''NBC Party' -- Pictured: Arielle Kebbel at the Oxford Social Club at Pendry, San Diego, Calif. -- (Photo by: Randy Shropshire/NBC)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: (L-R) Dylan Bruce, Arielle Kebbel and Francois Arnaud at Entertainment Weekly's annual Comic-Con party in celebration of Comic-Con 2017 at Float at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly)
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2017 -- ''Midnight, Texas' Panel' -- Pictured: Arielle Kebbel at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif. -- (Photo by: Mark Davis/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: Arielle Kebbel arrives at Entertainment Weekly's Annual Comic-Con Party at Float at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: Actress Arielle Kebbel attends 'Midnight Texas' press line at Comic Con 2017 - Day 3 on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/WireImage)
COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2017 -- 'Midnight, Texas Book Signing' -- Pictured: Arielle Kebbel at the 'Midnight, Texas' Activation at Tin Fish, San Diego, Calif. -- (Photo by: Mark Davis/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 21: Francois Arnaud, Arielle Kebbel and Parisa Fitz-Henley attend SiriusXM's Entertainment Weekly Radio Channel Broadcasts From Comic Con 2017 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on July 21, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS -- New Talent Mixer -- Pictured: (l-r) Arielle Kebbel, 'Midnight, Texas,' and Josh Radnor, 'Rise' -- (Photo by: Cindy Ord/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NBCUNIVERSAL EVENTS -- New Talent Mixer, NBC Portrait Studio -- Pictured: Arielle Kebbel, 'Midnight, Texas' -- (Photo by: Patrick Randak/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
AUSTIN, TX - JUNE 08: Arielle Kebbel attends the ATX Television Festival at The Paramount Theater on June 8, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: Actor Arielle Kebbel attends City Year Los Angeles Spring Break on May 6, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for City Year Los Angeles)
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“ALERT My SiSTER JULIA KEBBEL is MISSING. Pls REPOST. She was last seen in silver lake, walking her chocolate lab, Cindy, at 11 pm wed night. 1/31/18. She is 5’3 . Weighs about 105 pounds. Fair skin. Bleach blonde short hair. She has tattoos on both fore arms,” the Ballers star captioned a series of photos at the time. “Her chocolate lab is named Cindy Crawford. She is chipped. If anyone finds the dog or has seen her, pls let us know. Julia’s Instagram and Twitter is @jkebbz pls go there to see more pictures of her. If you have seen her or know anything about her, pls DM me and call 911.”

The post was shared by thousands of fans and famous faces, including Amy Schumer,Brittany Snow and Sophia Bush, via Twitter and Instagram. The UnReal star thanked everyone who held a prayer circle for her sister on February 8. 

“Touched to see this in my newsfeed. Thank you to all those searching and supporting Julia ,” Kebbel wrote at the time. “#bringjuliahome.”

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