New Hartford teen found safe

New Hartford Police report missing 13-year-old teen Amy laPorte has been found safely on Sunday night.

laPorte went missing on Friday from her home on Ironwood Road in New Hartford.

New Hartford Police credit social media with lePorte's safe return, saying a Facebook post about her disappearance received nearly 100,000 times in the first 24 hours of being posted. It was also shared almost 3,000 times.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children assisted in the search for laPorte.