Missing 15-year-old Elizabeth City girl found safe

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Shakara Pettiford

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – An Elizabeth City teen who was reported missing earlier Tuesday has been found safe.

Police say 15-year-old Shakara Pettiford has returned home to her family.

She was last seen in the 1400 block of River Road Monday around 8:30 a.m.

Authorities did not provide any further details pertaining to her whereabouts.


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