Crime & Courts

Authorities: Missing teen found and returned home safe

A Lincoln County teenager who was reported missing on Wednesday has been found and returned home safe, authorities said late Friday.

Breanna Danielle Hoyle, 15, was reported missing by her guardian on Wednesday. She was last seen at West Lincoln Middle School that morning.

Lincoln County sheriff’s investigators didn’t say where Hoyle was found but thanked media outlets and people on Facebook for their help in finding the teen.