Runaway teen found safe

Alyssa Matson, missing from Salem
Alyssa Matson, missing from Salem(Salem Police)
Published: May. 31, 2023 at 4:38 PM EDT
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SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: The missing girl has been found safe, according to Salem Police.

ORIGINAL STORY: Salem Police are asking for the public’s help finding a teenage girl who may be headed to North Carolina.

Alyssa Matson, 14, was last reported seen May 29, 2023, and is listed as a runaway, according to police.

Alyssa is 5′2″ and 98 pounds, according to police, with brown hair and eyes, though she may be wearing non-prescription teal contacts. She has three earrings in each ear, a nose ring and a scar on the back of her left thigh area.

Police say she is not from Virginia and may be on the way to North Carolina.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call Salem Police at 540-375-3083.