TROY, Mo. — A 14-year-old girl who didn't return home after school Tuesday afternoon has been found and is safe, the Troy Police Department reported Wednesday morning.
Police shared information about the girl Tuesday, asking for the public's help. Shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday, Troy police said the girl was found and her parents were on their way to pick her up.
"Troy Police Department wants to extend their gratitude to the School Resource Officers of Lincoln County Sheriffs Department, Moscow Mills Police Department, and the St. Louis area media outlets. Together we were able to gather information and disperse information quickly on a very serious matter," police wrote on Facebook.
"Also, thank you to our community who shared the original post quickly to help get the information spread quickly."