BARRY COUNTY, Mich. — UPDATE, Friday, Jan. 24: The Barry County Sheriff's Office said Jah’lell Stephenson has been located. 

"She is back home with her family," police said. 

ORIGINAL STORY: The sheriff's office in Barry County is asking for the public's help to locate a teen that has not been seen since last week. 

Jah’lell Stephenson, 16, was last heard from at her school in Bellevue on Jan. 16. Police say she maybe a runaway and is known to have friends in the area. 

Stephenson is described as 5 foot 4 inches tall and weighing 220 lbs. She has short black hair, brown eyes and wears black glasses.

Anyone with information is asked call the Barry County Sheriff’s Office at 269-948-4801 or Barry County Central Dispatch at 269-948-4800.


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