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UPDATE: The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office said Charity Smith was found safe on Tuesday, July 19.

“I would like to thank everyone in the community who helped by sharing this information. Your help was crucial in the location of this missing juvenile,” said Sheriff Joshua McLaughlin.

Below is the original story from July 7.

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Officials are searching for a missing 16-year-old girl in Limestone County.

According to the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office, 16-year-old Charity Makayla Smith was last seen on July 2 around 12 a.m. at her home in the Clements community. At that time, she was wearing pink shorts, a green tank top, and cowgirl boots.

Smith is described as being 5’2, 140 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.

If you have information about Smith’s whereabouts, contact Investigator Kristen King at 256-232-0111.