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UPDATE: Missing Mason City teen found safe

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MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) -

Mason City Police said Saturday that missing teenager Cassidy Askildson had been found "safe and sound at a residence in Mason City" and police have cancelled the alert about the missing 16-year-old girl.

"We would like to thank the public for all the help they gave us in locating Cassidy so quickly," said Lt. Frank Steams.

(Below is an earlier story posted Friday about the missing teenager.)

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Authorities are asking for help in locating a missing Mason City teen.

According to the Mason City Police Department, 16-year-old Cassidy Askildson was reported missing on February 28. She was last seen at school on Feb. 28.

Police have contacted several friends, classmates, and other contacts over the last couple days, but nobody has been able to locate her.

Police say this is not the first time Askildson has ran away and that they are concerned about some possible medical and safety issues.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Askildson, please, contact police immediately.

Cassidy Askildson is described as follows:

  • 16-years-old
  • Approx. 5'6"
  • White
  • Short blonde hair
  • Blue eyes
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