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Update: Moorhead teen found safe in Fargo

The city's police department provided an update Friday.

The 14-year-old teen Moorhead police had been searching for was found safe.

The city's police department Friday said Kaydence Johnson was located in nearby Fargo. 

"We would like to thank the public, local media and our partners with the Fargo Police Department for their diligence and help in resolving this quickly," the update read.

You can read the original story from Thursday afternoon below.

Original story

The Moorhead Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a  teenager who left home.

Kaydence Johnson, 14, was last seen in north Moorhead around 8 p.m. Wednesday, police said. She is about 5-foot-1, white, and with blonde hair, and police described her as "vulnerable."

When last seen, she was wearing a gray sweatshirt, dark jogging pants, glasses and black shoes with flowers. She was with a juvenile female at the time.

Johnson is from the Sartell, Minnesota, area, and could also be there. 

Authorities are asking anyone with information to call the Red River Regional Dispatch Center at 701.451.7660

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