MARION COUNTY, Fla. -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office was searching for a missing and endangered 17-year-old girl Sunday evening.

According to authorities, 17-year-old Leyona Marie Gibson had been last seen leaving her house in the 3600 SW block of 147th Place Sunday afternoon and was heading towards Highway 484 and Marion Oaks Blvd.

She has since returned home safely, according to police.

Gibson is described as a black female who is around 5'2" tall, weighs around 105 pounds, and has brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing an olive green dress and a light blue Adidas jacket with black trim and black sandals.

She had made remarks to her family and police that caused concern for her safety.