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Missing 15-Year-Old Long Island Girl Found

Shannen Thornton
Shannen Thornton Photo Credit: Nassau County Police


A 15-year-old Long Island girl who went missing has been found.

Shannen Thornton had last been seen just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, in the Nassau County hamlet of Albertson, according to police.

She was located on Thursday, Aug. 6, Nassau County Police announced.

Original report:

A 15-year-old Long Island girl has gone missing and authorities are asking the public's help in locating her.

Shannen Thornton went missing just after 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, in the Nassau County hamlet of Albertson. Her disappearance was reported to Nassau County Police on Wednesday at 10:20 p.m.

She is 5-foot-2, 100 pounds with blonde hair and green eyes, according to police. She was last seen wearing a sleeveless shirt, light-colored hooded sweatshirt, shorts and white sneakers.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding her whereabouts call the Missing Persons Squad at (516) 573-7347 or 911.

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