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Missing 14-Year-Old Long Island Girl Found

Karen Cartagena
Karen Cartagena Photo Credit: Nassau County Police

Update:

A 14-year-old Long Island girl who went missing has been found.

Karen Cartagena was last seen in her home on Broadway in Freeport at 1 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, Nassau County Police said. 

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Nassau County Police announce she has been found.

Original report:

A 14-year-old Long Island girl has gone missing and authorities are asking the public's help in locating her.

Karen Cartagena was last seen in her home on Broadway in Freeport at 1 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, Nassau County Police said. 

Her disappearance was reported to police at around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18.

She is described as being 5-foot-6 and about 150 pounds, with black hair and black eyes. Her clothing description and destination are unknown.

Detectives request that anyone with information regarding the above missing juvenile should contact the Missing Persons Squad at 516-573-7347 or 911. All callers will remain anonymous.

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