UPDATE: The Silver Alert for Atwood was canceled on April 30. No details about why it was canceled were immediately available.
BROWN COUNTY — A statewide Silver Alert has been declared in the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl last seen April 17.
Lexie Atwood was last seen that evening in Brown County but is from Freetown in Jackson County, according to the Friday alert from Indiana State Police.
Lexie was described as about 5 feet, 4 inches tall and 124 pounds with blonde hair with blue eyes.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts was urged to contact the Brown County Sheriff's Department at 812-988-6655 or call 911.
Indiana State Police offers the following recommendations regarding missing persons:
- Contact local law enforcement immediately
- Consider using social media to spread the word
- Routinely keep updated images of your children and immediate family members
- Routinely keep in contact with those who may be suffering from a mental or physical impairment
- Contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678
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