UPDATE (9/29/2023): The missing teenager was found safe, police said, and the Silver Alert was canceled.


ORANGE COUNTY, Ind. — Indiana State Police has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 16-year-old.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to assist with its search for the girl who was last seen in French Lick, Indiana, on Monday at 4 a.m. Officials described the girl as a 5-foot-5, 120-pound 16-year-old with purple hair and blue eyes.

She was last seen wearing dark clothing. Officials believe she is in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

Those with information on her whereabouts are encouraged to contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at 812-723-2417. Individuals that locate the girl can alternatively call 911.