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Lexington Sheriff: Teen missing since Sunday has been found, is safe

Authorities say Elizabeth Barton also needs daily medication for undisclosed medical issues.
Credit: WLTX

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — Investigators say a 17-year-old who had been missing since Sunday has been found and is safe.

According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, the teen was last seen on March 5 and was leaving her home. Authorities didn't say at that time what part of the county she lives in or where she may have been going when she left.

The department did, however, tell the community that the teen suffers from medical issues requiring daily prescribed medication. 

The department announced around 3 p.m. that the teen had been located and is OK.

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