Police Find Missing Del. Teen Girl

Police say Autumn Lemon, 13, of Wilmington, Delaware was found and that she is safe

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    Family Photo
    Police say she may have been upset because of an argument she had the day before with a family member which resulted in her fleeing the home.

    Update: Police reported Wednesday night, January 16, that Autumn Lemon had been found and that she was in good condition.


    Police are searching for a missing teenage girl from Delaware.

    Police say Autumn Lemon, 13, of Wilmington, Delaware, lives on the 1900 block of West Zabenok Drive. She was last seen by a neighbor leaving her home Tuesday afternoon.

    Autumn Lemon, Credit: Family Photo

    On Tuesday at 4:25 p.m., Lemon was reported missing. Police say she may have been upset because of an argument she had the day before with a family member which resulted in her fleeing the home. A neighbor also told police they saw her leave her home on foot Tuesday afternoon.

    Police say she is known to frequent a park off of Milltown Road. Police officers searched the surrounding area and neighboring communities but were unable to find her. They also contacted friends of the teen who told them they had not heard from her.

    Lemon is described as a white female, standing 5-foot-5, weighing 135 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a white Aeropostale sweatshirt while carrying a black duffle bag as she walked away from her home.

    Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts should call the New Castle County Police at 302-573-2800.