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UPDATE: Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers announced Monday that missing teenager Vanessa Vejzovic has been found safe.

"Thank you for those who assisted in the search," they noted.

No other details were provided by Crime Stoppers.

But Vejzovic posted a public video to her own Facebook page on July 13 noting she was not missing.

"Hey y'all, it's Vanessa -- the one you guys all think is 'missing,'" Vejzovic says in the video, which lasts about 45 seconds. "But I'm not missing. I'm here, I'm happy -- healthy, obviously, living the life."

Vejzovic did not say in the video where she was located or whether she had told authorities or family of her whereabouts.

The video, which includes profane language, is embedded below.



WATERLOO -- A private reward of $1,000 is being offered to find a missing Waterloo teenager.

Vanessa Vejzovic, 16, has been missing since Saturday. She was last seen in Cedar Falls and was wearing a purple shirt and black pants.

Vanessa is described as 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. According to the family they are offering a private reward of $1,000 for information leading to her location.

Anyone with information is asked to call Black Hawk County Dispatch at 291-2515 or Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers at 855-300-TIPS (8477). Tips may also be left at WWW.CVCRIMESTOP.COM Tips may also be sent with TipSoft or by texting the word CEDAR plus the information to CRIMES (274637). Message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to opt out at any time. Text HELP for more information.


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