Update: Farmington teen located

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Mckenzie Wheeler was located Tuesday night after being reported missing on Thursday of last week.

Updated May 19

A teenager that had been missing for nearly a week was found safely last night according to Farmington Police Chief Kenneth Charles. 13-year-old Mckenzee Wheeler was located near downtown Farmington on the evening of May 18. Charles said there have been a number of similar incidences within the past month, that may or may not be related to a rise in “mischief”.

“It’s a scary situation when kids are actively evading family, and us. Every indication shows that she was not at an immediate risk, but that circumstance can change in a minute,” Charles said.

FARMINGTON – A 13-year-old girl is missing according to a press release from the Farmington Police Department sent late Monday morning.

Mckenzee Wheeler is described as having shoulder-length blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 5’4″ and 135 pounds. Mckenzee was last seen in Farmington on Thursday, May 13, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, jeans and a black baseball hat with a purple Dodge emblem. She is believed to be in the company of friends.

Any information on Mckenzee’s whereabouts should be reported to Franklin County Communications Center at 778-6140.

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