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Amber Alert canceled after missing Wyoming teen was found safe

Posted at 2:10 PM, Nov 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-21 11:01:40-05

UPDATE — Authorities on Friday evening said a missing 14-year-old girl from Wyoming has been found safe. No other details are currently available. Her photo and name have been removed from this story.


CASPER, Wy. — An Amber Alert was issued in Wyoming on Thursday morning for a 14-year-old girl.

The Casper Police Department in Wyoming, which is located about 125 miles north of the Wyoming-Colorado line, said it is searching for the teen.

According to the alert, authorities believe she is with 36-year-old James Martin, who she knows as a family acquaintance.

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James Martin

The teen was last seen at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Casper High School.

They may be traveling in a black Ford F-150 with Wyoming plates 1T36929. The car has a lift kit and "Star Wars" stickers. The below picture of the truck is a stock photo.

Wyoming amber alert for Gracelyn Pratt

They might be headed to Montana, authorities said.

The teen was described as having blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands 5 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs about 109 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black zip-up with a white undershirt, black leggings, and brown knee-high boots.

Martin is described as standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing between 260 and 300 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anybody who sees them is asked to call 911 or the Casper Police Department at 307-235- 8278.

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