A missing teen was found safe by police in Georgia, in a case that is connected to internet safety.
Kaylee Jones, 17, was found safe in Carrollton, Georgia, after being declared missing for five months after running away from home, according to a police press release.
“This continues to be a very active and fluid investigation, and no further details will be released at this time due to the sensitive nature of the case,” the sheriff’s office wrote on Facebook. “However, let us focus and be grateful and thankful that this young lady is SAFE!”
According to her parents, Jones was talking to strangers in online chat websites. In an effort to protect her, her parents confiscated her phone and computer. Two days later, on Jan. 14, Jones was missing. Her parents believe she climbed out of her second story window.
“The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office has since day one been committed to locating Kaylee and have a team of dedicated Investigators working this case and tirelessly following every lead and working in conjunction with many law enforcement agencies throughout the state and the country,” authorities told reporters.
Jones has special needs and did not take her prescribed medication while missing.
She gave personal information, including her home address, to some “guys” online, her parents said told FOX.