Teen reported missing, endangered found safe, Sanford police say

Savannah Maddox, 17, endangered due to mental health diagnosis, police say

Savannah Maddox, 17, who was reported as missing to the Sanford Police Department on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. (Sanford Police Department)

SANFORD, Fla.Update: Savannah Maddox, 17, was found safe Sunday night, according to police.

Previous: Sanford police are searching for a 17-year-old girl who they said was reported missing and endangered early Sunday morning.

Savannah Maddox, 17, was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, jean shorts and pink Crocs, police said. She is 5 feet, 2 inches tall, has short brown hair and weighs approximately 115 pounds, according to authorities.

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Maddox is considered endangered due to a mental health diagnosis, and anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact law enforcement, police said.

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