*UPDATE: Runaway teenager Makenzie Russell has been located unharmed, according to authorities

Authorities are in search of a runaway 17-year-old.

Makenzie Russell, address listed as Lackeytown Road in Old Fort, was last seen at her residence at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 7.

She is described as a white female who stands 5 feet, 4 inches tall and has blonde hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information concerning Russell’s whereabouts is asked to call the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office at 652-2235 or the McDowell County 911 communications center at 652-4000.

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