Runaway teen in Mesa County found safe

UPDATE: The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says that Ciara Bugay, 17, was located at a home in Mesa County on Friday afternoon. She's in good health and is back with her family, the sheriff's office said. 

PREVIOUS STORY: The Mesa County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in finding an endangered 17-year-old girl who ran away on Wednesday. 

Ciara Bugay, 17, was reported as a runaway on Wednesday night when she failed to return to her home in Fruita. 

Bugay is a type 1 diabetic who receives insulin every day. Her family believes she has enough to last her through Saturday night, the sheriff’s office said. 

Family members have been able to get in touch with Bugay through social media, but say she hasn’t returned home. 

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She was last seen wearing jeans, tall brown boots, a red shirt and had a tan and ivory colored backpack. 

Bugay is originally from Craig, but also ties to Parker, the sheriff’s office said. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office at 970-242-6707. 

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