The Barnegat Police Department say a missing 15-year-old girl has been found.

Dessie Machugh left her residence sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 26 and 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 27, police said in a Facebook post.

The girl temporarily resides in Robbinsville and was visiting her family in Barnegat for the holiday when she went missing.

Following her disappearance, she was entered in the NCIC as a missing person.

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