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Published: Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 10:03 AM
Updated: Monday, September 14, 2015 @ 10:22 AM
By: Breaking News Staff
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY — The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office called off a missing-person alert Friday after the teen was located.
The sheriff’s office cancelled the alert concerning Weslie Long, 13, at 1 p.m. after she was located and found safe, according to a press release.
The sheriff’s office’s alert Thursday stated the girl was last seen in Christiansburg on Aug. 28. Sheriff Matt Melvin said Thursday his office was contacted on Sept. 4 by counselors at Graham Local Schools who advised she had been absent from school for five days.
The alert sent out to residents stated that she was reportedly traveling with a male named Charles Alexander who was driving a red Ford Taurus.