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Have You Seen This Missing South Austin Teen?

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People are searching for 18-year old Austin teenager Jourdan Sarate, last seen on Friday.

Update (2/16/12): As of this afternoon, Austin Police have confirmed Sarate has been found and is safe, according to the Statesman

Original Post (2/14/12): A search is on for an Austin teenager whom authorities believe may be in trouble.

Eighteen-year old Jourdan Sarate has been missing from her South Austin home since Friday according to the Austin American-Statesman. Sarate’s mother told the paper her daughter has a bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia, and may have been without medication since the time of her disappearance.

A call for help has also been posted to social sharing site Reddit, where it has since spread across the web.

The Statesman notes Sarate became disturbed Friday after reading about a fatal auto accident late last year that claimed one of her classmates.

Anyone who sees Sarate is encouraged to contact Austin Police.