• Missing 14-year-old girl found safe, Leesburg police say


    LEESBURG, Fla. - UPDATE: A Leesburg teenager who was reported missing Monday has been found safe, police said. 

    Saige Blum, 14, was found in the in the Mount Dora area of Orange County on Tuesday. 

    Officials did not release additional details about her disappearance.

    EARLIER: Police in Leesburg were asking for the public's help Monday in locating a 14-year-old girl who didn't return home from school.

    Saige S. Blum was last seen walking on Lone Oak Drive near Edgewood Avenue Monday, the Leesburg Police Department said.

    When she didn't return home from Oak Park Middle School Monday afternoon, she was reported as missing and endangered, investigators said.

    Saige is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 120 pounds.

    She wears glasses and has black curly hair, police said.

    She was last seen carrying a black backpack and wearing dark-colored jeans, white and pink Nike shoes and a burgundy Aeropostale sweater.

    Saige suffers from several medical conditions, police said.

    Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Leesburg Police Department at 352-787-2121.

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