Police locate 17-year-old girl who went missing in east Columbus

Makayla Williamson (Columbus Division of Police)

UPDATE: Makayla Williamson has been found safe, according to Columbus Police.


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 17-year-old girl last seen in east Columbus.

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Police said Makayla Williamson was last seen in the area of McNaughten Road and East Main Street on Wednesday after a dispute with her family.

Family and police are concerned for her well-being.

She is 5-feet, 3-inches tall and weighs 130 pounds.

She has black hair and brown eyes.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4545.