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Trussville girl found safe in Texas

By Gary Lloyd

TRUSSVILLE — A Trussville girl missing since Tuesday has been located safely in Texas.

Trussville Police Department Lt. Jeff Bridges said 14-year-old Lindsay Alford was located Thursday afternoon in Baytown Harris, Texas. She’s in the custody of the Department of Youth Services until her family can pick her up.

Lindsay Alford
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Alford had last been seen Tuesday around 5:30 p.m. jogging along Queenstown Road in Trussville. She was wearing black shorts and a black shirt with “Swag” written across it. Bridges said the department had a runaway report and was investigating.

Bridges said the department felt “very confident” that Alford was not abducted. He said she got in an 18-wheeler with a truck driver bound for Jackson, Miss. Crime Stoppers and the Alabama Bureau of Investigation were notified.

Bridges said the girl was located after local and state agencies were notified.

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