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Police and fire

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Waterloo girl found, DeKalb sheriff says

A 16-year-old girl with health problems who ran away from her Waterloo home earlier this week has been found, according to a report from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department.

Autumn Hoover turned herself over to a family member Saturday morning and was taken to the sheriff’s department around 11 a.m. by another family member, police said.

Hoover was reported missing Friday and police had alerted the public that the girl had experienced seizures and did not have her medication with her.