UPDATE: A spokesperson for the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to News 19 that Leilan Auwae was found SAFE early Saturday morning.
ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) was asking for the public’s help locating a teenager who went missing from Athens on Friday, but the teen was found safe early Saturday morning.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) issued an emergency missing child alert early Saturday morning for 15-year-old Leilan Auwae.
Auwae was last seen on Jan. 13 at around 3:10 p.m. in the area of East Limestone Road in Athens. Authorities say she was wearing torn jeans, a dark hooded, sweatshirt, and black lace up boots when she was last seen.
Auwae is described as a 5’2″, 130 lb. white female with brown hair and brown eyes. According to ALEA’s missing child alert, she has a dimple on her right cheek and a nose ring.
Anyone with information on Auwae’s whereabouts is urged to contact the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 232-0111 or call 911.