Authorities have announced that a 15-year-old who had been missing since late August has been found safe.

On Facebook, the Warresnburg Police Department posted the news on Tuesday afternoon that Madison Sparks had been found. Police thanked members of the public who had shared Sparks' missing persons poster on social media.

Sparks had last been seen on August 24 in Warrensburg, and was believed to have been in the Kansas City area. Police did not provide further details on the case, other than that the girl had been found and was safe.

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