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BEAUFORT — As of 8 p.m. Wednesday, town officials report the missing teen has been located and is safe.
BEAUFORT — The town’s police department is asking for help to find Beaufort resident Elizabeth Nicole Lewis, 14.
Elizabeth was last seen at her residence, the address of which was not released, on Friday and was last spoken to Saturday. Authorities are treating it as a runaway case, according to a release.
She is described as a 5-foot, 7-inch tall female weighing approximately 200 pounds, with long, light brown hair and blonde highlights.
Authorities don’t have a description of what she is wearing or the direction of her travel, the release said. They urge residents to stop and hold her, if found, and contact the Beaufort Police Department at 252-723-9408 or Carteret County dispatch at 252-726-1911.