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Missing runaway teen from Sevier County found safe

Posted at 5:33 PM, Jul 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-17 16:21:23-04

UPDATE: Police say Lexi was found safe and returned to her family. Original report continues below.

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RICHFIELD, Utah — Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a missing teenage girl who ran away from home over a week ago.

The Sevier County Sheriff's Office wrote that 15-year-old Lexi (no last name provided) has been missing since the afternoon of July 8.

Lexi's last known location was in the Richfield area, police said. No further information was available and it was not stated whether she was believed to be in danger, but officials did remind the public in the announcement: "Harboring a runaway is a crime."

Anyone who sees her or knows information about her whereabouts is asked to call Richfield City Police at 435-895-6471.