Missing 16-year-old girl found

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UPDATE: The missing teen girl, Payton Watson, was found alive and well, according to police. No foul play is suspected at this time. An investigation continues. 


The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help locating a missing teen girl.

Payton E. Watson, 16, was reported missing on Sunday, at 10 p.m.

Watson is described as being 5-foot-4 and 120 pounds with blond hair and brown eyes.

It is unknown what clothing Payton was wearing. The last location ping on Payton’s cell phone was in the Monmouth area.

Anyone with information on Payton’s whereabouts are encouraged to call the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office at 309-867-4291, Henderson County Crime Stoppers at 309-867-6202, your local law enforcement, or 911. 

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