Girl missing for nearly 2 weeks at NC coastal town is found safe

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SHALLOTTE, N.C. (WECT) – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office was asking for the public’s help to locate a 12-year-old girl who was missing for nearly two weeks.

According to a Facebook post by the sheriff’s office, Rebecca Michelle Butler was reported missing after she was last seen in the Shell Point Road area near Shallotte the weekend of Aug. 22.

Deputies say Butler’s mother last spoke with her on the phone last Thursday and had not heard from her since.

On Tuesday, deputies said that Butler was found and was safe.

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