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UPDATE: Missing Botetourt County girl located

Published On: Aug 07 2013 05:52:58 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 08 2013 08:45:00 AM EDT

A missing teenager from Botetourt County has been located.

Taylor Sparks, 16, hadn’t been seen since Monday. She was found around 11 p.m. Wednesday night in the Blue Ridge area.

According to the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office, media coverage and citizen calls helped investigators find her.


A local teenager is missing and police need your help finding her.

The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office says 16-year-old Taylor Sparks ran away from her home.

The last time someone saw her was Monday afternoon north of Fincastle.

She was wearing a gray sweatshirt and blue jeans at that time.

If you see her or have any idea where she is, call police.