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Missing Hanover teen found safe

Missing Hanover teen found safe
Posted at 8:55 AM, Mar 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-25 18:35:08-04

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- A missing Hanover teen has been found safe.

Elizabeth Ann Pluger, 14, was last seen at her Mechanicsville home Sunday night, according to the Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

Pluger was found late Monday afternoon on Franklin Lane in close proximity to her home.

Hanover County Sheriff's deputies had been searching the area of downtown Mechanicsville all afternoon with foot searches and even a helicopter.

She will be reunited with family members.

“The Sheriff’s Office would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the media for their efforts in quickly communicating this information to the public,” said a sheriff’s office spokesperson. “We would also like to thank our community for their concern and sharing this information on social media.”