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Missing Clayton teens found, returned home, officials say

Posted April 3
Updated April 4

Christen Elizabeth Lovell, 14, and Cody Lee Jolly-Bradford, 16, are believed to be a couple.

— The two Clayton teenagers who were reported missing early Monday morning were found and returned home safely, town officials said.

Clayton Police were searching for the two teens Monday evening after they reported missing from their homes just after 3 a.m.

Christen Elizabeth Lovell,14, and Cody Lee Jolly-Bradford,16, were found, but the nature of their disappearance was not released. Lovell and Jolly-Bradford are believed to be a couple.

Authorities said Lovell’s family realized she was not at home and immediately called Jolly-Bradford’s home where his family confirmed their son was not home either.

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  • Janet Ghumri Apr 4, 3:30 p.m.
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    Glad they were returned home safe.