• Missing teen found safe

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    ATLANTA - Atlanta Police are no longer looking for a missing 17-year-old girl. She was found safe Friday just after 6 p.m.

    According to police, Japorcha Wilson’s mother reported her daughter missing and possibly kidnapped on Thursday.

    Below are minute-by-minute updates:

    6:15 p.m. UPDATE

    Wilson was located and she is safe, police said.

    5:30 p.m. UPDATE

    Investigators say they’re talked with both men who were seen with Wilson on Thursday and they don’t suspect them of being involved in any criminal activity.

    Police said the men didn’t know where Wilson was, so the investigation continues.

    3:30 p.m. UPDATE

    Police tell Channel 2 Action News they’ve received information indicating that Wilson was seen on Thursday on Mt. Gilead Road in Southwest Atlanta with two men.

    Police said security officers issued criminal trespass warnings to all three and directed them to leave the property.

    Investigators are working to identify the men. They want to talk to them about Wilson.

    Anyone with information on these two men is asked to call the Atlanta Police Adult Missing Persons Unit at 404-546-4235


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    1:30 p.m. UPDATE

    Wilson’s mother said she last saw her daughter on Booker Street in Southwest Atlanta on Oct. 26. She said she started getting text messages on Oct. 27 indicating her daughter may have been kidnapped.

    Investigators are working to verify the information provided to them.

    Wilson is described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall and about 165 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

    Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Atlanta Police Adult Missing Persons unit at 404-546-4235. 

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