HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) – The Harrison County Marshall Texas Sheriff’s Office located a missing teenager after releasing a request for public assistance.

Officials say the 17-year-old girl was last seen walking away from her residence in south-central Harrison County. At the time, they believed she might be in the Marshall area.

On Wednesday morning HCSO released an update that Carthage Police Department found the missing teenager. Authorities thanked the public for help in finding her.