Missing Searcy County teen found in Texas

Kira Jewell was found safe in Texas after last being seen in Harriet, Arkansas on Saturday.

The FBI reports a 14-year-old missing out of Searcy County has been found safe.

Kira Jewell was found in Winnsboro, Texas after last being seen by family on Saturday in Harriet, Arkansas.

Searcy County Sheriff Joey Pruitt says Jewell told her mother she was going for a walk around 1:30 p.m. and never returned.

Authorities say it is too soon in the investigation to determine if Jewell went to Texas on her own or was taken there.

More than 40 investigators, including with the FBI, Arkansas State Police, the Game and Fish Commission and others, assisted in the search.

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