UPDATE: 16-year-old girl reported missing in Columbus located; safe

UPDATE: 16-year-old girl reported missing in Columbus located; safe
Columbus police searching for missing 16-year-old girl (Source: Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A teen who was reported missing in Columbus last week has been located and is safe.

Lacoya Ervin, 16, was reportedly last seen January 5 at around 7:40 p.m. near Esquiline Drive. The Columbus Police Department confirmed Monday afternoon that Lacoya had been located and is safe.

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