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Missing 16-year-old girl from Matthews found safe in Mint Hill

Police say Makenzie LeGrande was last seen Wednesday night in the area of Oscar Drive in Matthews.
Credit: Matthews Police Dept.
Makenzie LeGrande

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Police in Matthews reports a missing 16-year-old girl has been found safe in Mint Hill Thursday and reunited with family shortly thereafter. 

According to Matthews Police, 16-year-old Makenzie LeGrande went missing around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Oscar Drive in Matthews. LeGrande is described as a white female, approximately 5-foot-7 and weighs around 120 pounds. 

LeGrande was last seen wearing white t-shirt with two football players on it, off-white shorts and low top gray Adidas sneakers. 

Anyone with information about LeGrande's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Matthews Police at 704-847-5555.

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