UPDATE @ 1:12 PM FRIDAY:
JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says the missing 13-year-old girl who was believed to be in the Jamestown area has been found safe.
The law enforcement agency announced the news in a post on social media Friday afternoon.
Westfield resident Gracie Vanlandingham was previously last seen on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the City of Jamestown.
It is not clear what specifically led up to her disappearance.
ORIGINAL @ 5:16 PM THURSDAY:
JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and Child Protective Services are asking for help in locating a missing 13-year-old girl.
Officials say Gracie Vanlandingham from the Village of Westfield was last seen on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the City of Jamestown.
Vanlandingham was last seen wearing white jeans with holes in them, white sandals, and possibly carrying a backpack.
Vanlandingham is described as a white female, light brown hair, 5’05” tall. She is believed to still be in the Jamestown area and is not believed to be in imminent danger.
Anyone with information about Gracie’s whereabouts can call the Sheriff’s Office at 716-753-2131 or dial 911.