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Update: Missing Virginia Beach teen located, found safe, according to police

Carolyn BanksUpdate: Wednesday, 8:23 a.m. Carolynn Banks has been located and is safe, according to a report from The Aware Foundation.


The Virginia Beach Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 15-year-old juvenile.

Carolynn Banks was last seen in Virginia Beach on New Year’s Eve. Banks has a tattoo of the Nirvana “Smiley Face” on her left calf, wears braces, and has a septum ring.

She may be in the Richmond area with an 18-year-old female.

Banks has a medical condition that requires medication and may need medical attention.

If you see her, please approach with caution and call the Virginia Beach Police Department at 757-385-2703.

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