Charlotte teen found safe more than a year after disappearing


CHARLOTTE, Mecklenburg County - Hailey Burns, who had been missing for the past year from her Ballantyne home, was found safe and is with her family at an undisclosed location in Georgia, according to our affiliate WSOC.

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A special agent in Charlotte learned of information that led them to Burns, now 17, at a home in Duluth, Georgia, where she was found.

Michael Ren Wysolovski, 31, was taken into custody in Georgia and is facing a number of state charges, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

FBI Charlotte and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will continue their investigation into Burns' disappearance and will be working closely with FBI Atlanta and the Gwinnett County Police Department.

Burns had last been seen at her home on Baldwin Drive at 12:30 a.m. on May 23, 2016.

At the time, she was wearing blue jeans, a black long-sleeve Marilyn Monroe T-shirt and Converse tennis shoes.

Police said at the time there was information that she may have left on her own accord, but they don't know if she was helped by others.

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