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Missing Region 8 teen found, another still missing

JACKSON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – One teenager has been found another is still considered missing by the Jackson County Sheriff's Department.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, 14-year-old Whitney Leasure was found unharmed in Batesville Thursday morning.

Deputies say she was with an unknown male, and was not being held against her will. Police say she ran away from her home early Wednesday morning.

Police continue to search for 15-year-old Alexandrea Overman who also ran away from home Wednesday morning. Detectives believe she could be in the Jackson-Independence County area. No photograph was given. She is describes as standing 5'1" and weighing around 115lbs with medium length black hair and blue eyes. Police believe she was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

If you have any information on her whereabouts, you're asked to contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 870-523-5842

Police asked Region 8 News for help, fearing the girls may be in danger due to the cold temperatures.

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