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Authorities Find Missing Hoke Teenager

Posted August 28, 2006 9:13 a.m. EDT

— Hoke County authorities have found a teen who was reported missing Sunday.

Francesca Melvin, 17, was last seen Sunday afternoon walking on Aberdeen Road in Raeford. Authorities were concerned because Melvin is mentally disabled and needs insulin shots and pills.

According to the sheriff, Melvin was found Monday morning and she appears to be in good condition. She is being taken to the hospital for further examination.