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Harrison Co. authorities seek missing 16-year-old girl

Destiny Battendby (Source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office) Destiny Battendby (Source: Harrison County Sheriff's Office)
HARRISON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Harrison County authorities are asking the public's help to locate a missing teenager.

The Harrison County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that they are looking for 16-year-old Destiny Battensby. She is a runaway from the Longview area.

Battensby's mother told police the teen was last seen wearing a red hoodie-style jacket, blue jeans and a tank top with red and white stripes.

Battensby is 5'7" tall and weighs approximately 125 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. The teen has numerous tattoos on both arms and legs. She has stars and the word "Destiny" tattooed on her hip.

The 16-year-old was last seen on Tuesday, March 25 at 10 p.m. when she left her residence with an unknown male. She may possibly be in Texarkana or Hughes Springs.

Anyone with information regarding Battensby's whereabouts is asked to contact the Harrison County Sheriff's Office at 903-923-4000.

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