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Update: Missing teen couple located and safe in Brunswick County

The young man was last seen on Sunday evening, the young woman was last seen in Leland on Saturday.

Luis Antonio Martinez, 17, was last seen on Sunday. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)
Luis Antonio Martinez, 17, was last seen on Sunday. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office)

Update 9:47 a.m. Aug. 29: Both Martinez and Ibarras have been located and are safe, according to the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. The article as it was originally published appears below:

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding two missing teens who disappearances are believed to be related.

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Luis Antonio Martinez, 17, was last seen on Sunday night, around 8:30 p.m. at a residence on Maco Road. between Highways 17 and 74/76.

When last seen, Martinez was wearing a t-shirt, shorts, and black-and-white Nike shoes, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Martinez is described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes. No other distinguishing marks or tattoos were reported.

Martinez is believed to be the boyfriend of Cytlaly Nayeli Cardenas Ibarra, 16, who is also missing. She was last seen Saturday night in Leland.

Cytlaly Nayeli Cardenas Ibarras was last seen Saturday night in Leland. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy Brunswick County Sheriff's Office)
Cytlaly Nayeli Cardenas Ibarras was last seen Saturday night in Leland. (Port City Daily photo | Courtesy Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office)

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office asks anyone with information on Martinez’s whereabouts to call 911.

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