Missing Teen Found Safe

By
WOUB Contributing Writer

Dateline
Updated Thu, Dec 6, 2012 10:26 am

UPDATE: 10:23 a.m.  The 14-year-old Ironton girl that went missing Wednesday night has been found alive and well in the woods.

According to the Ironton Mayor, Amber Farmer has been found alive and well in the woods behind an apartment complex.

Emergency crews are taking ATVs into the woods to bring Farmer out of the woods.


Police continue their search Thursday morning for a missing 14-year-old Ironton girl.

Ironton Police Captain Chris Bowman said neighbors saw Amber Farmer walking her dog around 4 p.m. Wednesday near a wooded area close to te Storms Creek apartment complex on Lawrence Street.

Authorities said she was last seen wearing a yellow backpack and pink hat.

Farmer is described as five feet tall and weighs 110 pounds.  She has brown shoulder-length hair and blue eyes.

Bowman says his department is very concerned for her safety because of the cold temperatures.

Anyone with information can call the Ironton Police Department Detectives section at 740-532-5606 or the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office at 740-532-3525

 

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