SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Several hours after asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenage girl, the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office announced she had been found safe.

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Deputies said 17-year-old Makayla Stewart was last seen leaving her home in the Portland area at approximately 2 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 25. 

The sheriff’s office said Makayla was believed to be in the Nashville or Williamson County area. 

Just after 5:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27, officials told News 2 Makayla had been tracked down in Nashville.

“Thank you to our great community for your help!” the sheriff’s office posted on Facebook.