Authorities locate missing runaway from Prospect

By WKTV News Staff

PROSPECT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities say a teenage girl from the Village of Prospect who had been considered a missing runaway, last seen in November has now been located.

According to New York State Police, Brittany A. Laclair was last seen at her residence on Academy Street in Prospect on November 21, 2012. Her mother told authorities that she made contact with Brittany via text message on November 23, but had not been seen or heard from since. It was believed she may have been in the company of Joel Barney, the father of her 10 month child.

State Police say that with the assistance of tips called in from area residents who had seen Laclair's photo across social media helped authorities locate her.

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