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Police: Missing teen home safe after going to meet Facebook friend

Lorraine Carter | Chicago Police

A 15-year-old girl who was reported missing after she went to meet a Facebook friend for the first time has returned home, authorities said.

Lorraine Carter, 15, left her home in the 3700 block of West Grenshaw about 10:55 p.m. Tuesday, heading for Douglas Park, according to an alert from Area North detectives.

On Wednesday evening, police issued a new alert stating she had returned home safely.

She was planning to meet a Corey Finney, a male of an unknown age whom she met on Facebook, the alert said. They were going to meet for the first time.