EPCSO: Missing 16-year-old found

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office said the girl was found, June 7 just before 10 p.m.

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Police believe Lizzy made it to Denver. It is possible she may be headed to Florida in addition to Texas.

On Sunday, CBI reported Elizabeth was last seen at a bus stop at 1055 19th St, Denver, CO around 11:00 pm on June 4. She was with an unknown male companion.

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Police say Lizzy has special needs and will sometimes use the name Elizabeth or Lizzy Callis and she often wanders from home, but usually only for a few hours. She has been known to tell people she is homeless and will befriend individuals quickly.  

The CBI said Lizzy suffers from a cognitive disability and functions at the level of an 8-year-old. She requires medication multiple times a day that she does not have with her.

On Friday night, around 10:15 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office tweeted a picture of Elizabeth “Lizzy” McPherson.

According to CBI, Elizabeth left her home on Bradshaw Road in Colorado Springs on foot on June 4 at approximately 4:00 pm. She was dropped off at a bus station near Wahsatch Ave & Colorado Ave at approximately 7:00 pm on June 4. Then later was reported to be at the Denver bus stop later that evening.

If someone sees McPherson call 719-520-6666.

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