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FOUND: Temple police safely locate missing runaway

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Posted at 6:07 PM, Jul 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-04 13:23:53-04


Temple police announced Thursday morning that missing runaway teen Michelle Ricks was safely located. Ricks first went missing on July 27.

Officials did not disclose additional details.


Police reported Saturday they are searching for a teenage runaway from Temple.

Michelle Ricks, 17, was last seen Wednesday wearing a red polo shirt, black pants and black shoes, police said.

Ricks stands at 5 feet 4 inches and weighs approximately 140 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair.

Police did not disclose Ricks' last-known whereabouts.

The Temple Police Department urges those with information on the runaway's location to contact the department at (254)-298-5500.