• Girl who went missing from West Newton found


    WEST NEWTON, Pa. - UPDATE (6/26/19): The girl has been found safe, officials said Wednesday afternoon.

    ORIGINAL STORY (6/25/19): 911 officials confirm to Channel 11 crews are actively searching for a missing 16-year-old girl in West Newton.

    Officials said the girl was last seen around 1 p.m. Tuesday wearing a dark green tank top and white pants at her home on Allison Street. Rescue officials said she wasn't reported missing until 6:30 p.m.

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    Firefighters from West Newton, Rostraver and Collinsburg are assisting in the search that includes sections of the Great Allegheny Passage Trail. 

    TribLive.com said a bloodhound team from Greensburg was asked to join the search as well.

    Rescue officials said they will stay out looking for Long until police call off the search.


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