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UPDATE: Missing teen from Palmetto found safe

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office said she was found and is OK.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

PALMETTO, Fla. — UPDATE: Deputies say teen was located, and she is okay. We have removed her name, now that she has been found safely.

Previous story below:

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing, "endangered" 13-year-old girl.

The teen left her home in the Palmetto area Sunday evening "saying she was going to harm herself," the sheriff's office said. She has not been seen since leaving the home near the 300 block of 21st Street West.

She is described at 5 feet tall and thin with waist-length braided hair. She was last seen wearing a gray tank top and black basketball shorts.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff's office at 941-747-3011 or 911.

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