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UPDATE: Missing Spring Hill teen found safe

Her family confirmed she is back home.

SPRING HILL, Fla. — UPDATE: Destinee Garcia has been found safe, her family confirms. Thank you to everyone who helped spread the word.

Previous story below:

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office needs help searching for a missing 16-year-old girl last seen on April 1.

Destinee Garcia was in Spring Hill, Florida, before she disappeared. The sheriff's office believes she could be headed to Lake City, Florida.

The 16-year-old was last seen wearing light-colored jeans with rips, a black shirt, a black bonnet with a braided hairstyle and Champion tennis shoes. She is 5-feet, 5-inches, and weighs 170 pounds. 

Her family is concerned about her well-being, authorities say. 

If you have seen Garcia or know of her whereabouts, contact the Citrus County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit at 352-249-2790.

Correction: The original story said Destinee Garcia could be headed to Lake Charles, Florida. Officials have released an update to say it's possible she is headed to the Lake City, Florida area.

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