13-year-old girl found, reunited with family

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Matthews PD said as of February 25, she has been found and reunited with her family.

Editor’s note: Channel 9 has taken down the girl’s picture now that she is found.


The Matthews Police Department is searching for a 13-year-old girl who was reported missing Thursday night.

Police said Sarah Gutierrez was last seen in the area of Highway 74 near Matthews Mint Hill Road at approximately 11:30 p.m.

Gutierrez is described as 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 75 pounds.

She was last seen wearing a black shirt, black pants, and a black puffy coat, according to police.

Anyone with information about Gutierrez’s whereabouts is asked to call 704-847-5555.

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