Missing Chicopee teen found safe

Alexandria Ayala located Tuesday night in Springfield

Credit: Chicopee Police Department

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee Police say that they safely located a 16-year-old girl who disappeared nearly three weeks ago.

Alexandria Ayala had last been seen on the morning on May 4, and Chicopee police shared her image and description on social media Tuesday night, in an effort to help find her.

Wednesday morning, Chicopee Police Officer Mike Wilk told 22News that Ayala had been found safe in Springfield.

Police are thanking all the local residents who called-in tips or shared information about Ayala’s disappearance.