BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) says a young woman who was declared missing has been found.

According to a Wednesday night update from BRPD, 17-year-old Angelique Renard has been found and is safe with family.

BRPD extended appreciation to everyone in the community who assisted in locating Renard.

According to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons (NamUS) database, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 600,000 people go missing annually.

When locals work in harmony with search efforts helmed by authorities some of these individuals are found.