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Updated: West Hartford Police Say Missing Teen Located, Safe

Peyton Jopeck. Courtesy of West Hartford Police

Updated, Sunday, Oct. 17, 9:28 a.m.: A 17-year-old West Hartford girl has not been seen since Friday afternoon and a silver alert has been issued.

By Ronni Newton

Update, Sunday, Oct. 17, 9:28 a.m.

West Hartford Police Capt. Eric Rocheleau said in an email Sunday morning at 9:28 a.m. that “The missing juvenile, Peyton Jopeck, has been located and is safe.”

No further information was provided.

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A silver alert has been issued for 17-year-old Peyton Jopeck of West Hartford, who as of Saturday afternoon has still not been located, and police are asking anyone with information about her whereabouts to contact them as soon as possible.

According to West Hartford Police, Jopeck was last seen at approximately 2:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15.

She is described as a Caucasian female, and is 5-feet five-inches tall, weighs roughly 130 pounds, and has dark brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple tank top and black and white shorts, and was carrying a black backpack, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information about Jopeck’s location, or who has seen her since Friday afternoon, to call 911, or contact West Hartford Police directly at 860-523-5203 or via the anonymous tip phone line at 860-570-8969, or email an anonymous tip to [email protected].

Peyton Jopeck earlier in the day on Oct. 15. Photo courtesy of West Hartford Police

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