**UPDATE, May 15: Runaway teen, Kedran Russell, has been located unharmed, according to authorities

McDowell authorities are in search of a runaway 16-year-old.

Kedran Jade Lee Russell, address listed as Fairview Park Drive in Marion, left her residence between late Sunday night, May 12 and early Monday morning, May 13.

She is described as a white female who stands 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weighs 170 pounds and has blonde hair, blue eyes and a nose piercing.

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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