LINCOLNTON, N.C. -- The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a missing 15-year-old girl.

Elizabeth Hope Maguire was reported missing on December 14 by her father. According to police, she was last seen at her home around 7:15 a.m. getting ready for school.

Maguire is white, stands 5'6" tall, weighs 120 lbs and has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Justin Link at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202, or Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.

UPDATE: The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said 15-year-old Elizabeth Hope Maguire returned home after being found at a friend’s house Tuesday night.