UPDATE: The alert has been canceled, after the teenager was found safe, authorities say.
A statewide alert was issued Thursday for a missing teenager. 17-year old Emalee Stringfellow of Opelika went to meet friends in Tiger Town Wednesday night, but never arrived, police said. Stringfellow is described as white, 5-foot-4, 130 lbs., with long brown hair. She was wearing a tan t-shirt, black shorts, and gray tennis shoes. Stringfellow was driving a silver Dodge Avenger. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Opelika police at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665.