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Several hours after City of Tonawanda police sought the public’s help in locating a missing teenager, detectives reported late Monday afternoon that the girl has been located, safe and unharmed, in West Seneca.

Carmen M. Rivera, now 14, had left for school on April 15 and had not returned to her Young Street home. Police said she left home under her own will and was not believed to be in any physical danger, but the family had not heard from her in more than a month.

City of Tonawanda Detective Timothy Toth said that he received many calls about the girl’s whereabouts after the media put out the original message about her being missing.