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Authorities searching for missing 14-year-old Henry County girl

Elizabeth Rigney ran away from home, according to authorities

Elizabeth Rigney was last seen Sunday.
Elizabeth Rigney was last seen Sunday.

HENRY COUNTY, Va. – The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in finding a missing teenage girl.

14-year-old Elizabeth Rigney has been missing since Sunday, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said Rigney is currently reported as a runaway.

Her mother reported her missing and last saw her in their home on Valley View Drive in Bassett.

After being told not to leave home, she left of her own will and got into a vehicle and went with her boyfriend, who is also a juvenile, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Since leaving home, authorities said that Rigney has talked on the phone with her mother but refuses to return home or reveal where she is.

The Sheriff’s Office said there were no specific dangers provided in the initial report.

Anyone with information on her location is asked to call the Martinsville-Henry County 911 Center at 276-638-8751.


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