UPDATE (9:47 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13): The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department says that Takya Johnson has been found safe.


FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOWK)—The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a runaway 17-year-old.

Takya Johnson was last seen wearing red Grinch pants and a long-sleeved shirt. She was last seen leaving her residence on Monroe St. in Mount Hope on Dec. 11 at around 9 p.m.

Anyone with information about Takya’s whereabouts should contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-4216 or Fayette County OEM at 304-574-3590.