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Missing 14-year-old girl from Jessup found safe

Posted at 10:20 AM, May 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-25 12:30:10-04

HOWARD COUNTY, Md. — *UPDATE: Kaitlyn Lee Firth has been found safe and unharmed.

Howard County Police are asking for the public's help to locate a 14-year-old girl from Jessup.

Police say Kaitlyn Lee Firth walked away from her home at about 7:17 p.m. Sunday night.

According to police, she was not wearing shoes and did not take her cell phone or any other personal belongings.

Officers searched extensively overnight using K-9s and a drone but have been unable to find her.

Firth is 5'0", weighs 92 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink tank top, gray shorts and no shoes.

Anyone with information should call 911.