Update: Riverhead Police report Mackenzie Merkle, 15, has been located and returned unharmed.
Riverhead Police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who went missing from her residence during the overnight hours of Wednesday, July 10.
Mackenzie Merkle is described as a white female, 5’7″ tall, weighing approximately 107 pounds, with blue eyes and straight blonde hair. No foul play is suspected at this time, police said.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Riverhead Police Department at (631) 727-4500.
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