Mar 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Mother says she spotted missing 15-year-old from Derry in Manchester but girl disappeared

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DERRY - Police say the family of a 15-year-old girl missing since Saturday found her, only to lose her again.

READ: Police, family looking for missing 15-year-old girl from Derry

Taylor Lee Hovasse was spotted by family members in a Manchester neighborhood, police said, but she disappeared before they could make contact, according to her mother, Sara Hovasse. Hovasse says she does not believe her daughter ever saw her.

Hovasse said she was in the back of a car with tinted windows when she spotted her daughter heading on foot in the opposite direction. By the time the car was able to turn around, the girl had disappeared, she said.

She left on Saturday to go for a walk or play basketball, but she never came back, her family said. She is suspected to be "with an ex-boyfriend whom she was to not have contact with."

Derry police are working with Hovasse’s family and the Manchester police in an effort to bring her home.

They've created the hashtag, #comehometaylorlee to help spread the word.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Derry police at 603-432-6111 or Manchester police at 603-668-8711.

This is my daughter. Her name is Taylor Lee Hovasse and she is 15 years old from Derry, New Hampshire. She has been...

Posted by Sara Hovasse on Monday, March 21, 2016

Kevin Deane is the Digital Content Manager for You can email him at and follow him on Twitter, @kdeaneNH1.


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