THE BRONX - A Bronx girl missing for nearly a week safely returned home this morning.

Sahara Boyd, 11, had been missing since Tuesday, police said. Police say a Bronx man was charged Thursday with sending sexually explicit photos of himself to an 11-year-old girl who has been missing for three days.

Family members held a vigil Friday for her safe return.

Family holds vigil for missing 11-year-old Arrest made in connection to 11-year-old girl's disappearance