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Endangered teen from Florida believed to be in North Carolina has been found, police say

North Miami Beach Police Department made the announcement late Sunday night.
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NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Police said a 15-year-old South Florida girl who may have been kidnapped and taken to North Carolina by someone she met in an online video game has been found. 

North Miami Beach Police Department did not say where the teenager was located.

Authorities said they don't know the name of the person who picked up the girl. She had her book bag and cellphone with her. 

Around 10 p.m. Saturday, she call her mother, weeping that she was hungry and was far from home. She then hung up. 

Detectives pinged the phone in North Carolina.

Anyone with information about Henrriquez's whereabouts is asked to contact authorities.

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