UPDATE: Preston County missing girl found safe

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UPDATE (OCTOBER 23, 2020 10:40 p.m.):

BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va. – The Preston County Sheriff’s Department announced on Facebook that Shafer was found safe.


ORIGINAL (October 22, 2020 3:14 p.m.):

BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va. – The Preston County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a girl who was last seen in Bruceton Mills on October 21.

Ava Shafer

According to a Facebook post from the Sheriff’s office, juvenile Ava Shafer has been missing after being “very upset and scared.”

Shafer’s car was found parked just off the side of the road in Bruceton across from the lime shed.

Those who were driving in that area during the hours of 6:45 – 7:30 a.m. and noticed anything during this time frame or may have seen her is being asked to call the Preston County Sheriff’s Office at (304) 329-1611 or the West Virginia State Police (304) 329-1101.

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