Missing Portsmouth teen found safe Thursday


Tanyah McClain

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a missing Portsmouth teenager has been found and is safe.

15-year-old Tanyah McClain had been last seen in her home in the 3600 block of Tyre Road around 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. When a family member went to check on her around 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning, she was gone.

Detectives were concerned for her well-being because she suffers from a medical condition and has indicated she was going to harm herself.

Again, police say she was found Thursday morning, safe and unharmed.

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