FORT LEE, Va. — A teenager missing for more than a day has been found safe.

Nehemia Layne-Brown, 13, was located Tuesday evening when Fort Lee police received tips from the local population after the girl’s disappearance was posted on Facebook and appeared on local media.

She last had been seen at her Bastogne Road home Monday afternoon.

Fort Lee Police appreciate the help from the community that led to the youth’s safe return.


Fort Lee, as the Home of Army Sustainment, supports the training, education and development of adaptive Army logistics professionals. Major organizations on the installation include the Defense Commissary Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, Combined Arms Support Command, the Army Logistics University, U.S. Army Ordnance School, U.S. Army Quartermaster School and U.S. Army Transportation School. Fort Lee supports more than 90,000 Soldiers, retirees, veterans, family members and civilian employees in the local area with a regional economic impact of about $2.4 billion per year.

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