Police locate missing 15-year-old girl in Sanford

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WXII-NBC) -- The AMBER Alert issued for a missing 15-year-old girl from Winston-Salem has been canceled.

Cassidy Bottoms, 15, and 20-year-old Joffey Lee Cutler were located in Sanford around 9 p.m. by the Sanford Police Department, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office.

Bottoms is safe at the Sanford Police Department, according to police.

Authorities were looking to find Bottoms, who they said ran away from her home in the 800 block of Old Hollow Road with two men, 24-year-old Deshawn Dante Townes and Cutler.

Townes turned himself into police Thursday afternoon in Sanford. The car involved in the investigation, a 2010 Nissan Altima, was also found in Sanford.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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