(WOIO) - A teen who had been missing since the end of September was found safe on Monday.
The FBI says on Sept. 24 around 8 p.m., deputies from the Crawford County Sheriff's Office responded to the 5000 block of Crestline Road in response to a missing juvenile. Rebecca Kemper, 15, was reported as missing and believed to have left the residence between 10:30 p.m. and midnight. A bloodhound was brought in to search the area, but Kemper was not found then.
A large-scale search was conducted in Crawford and Marion counties, and the sheriff's office requested assistance from the FBI, Marion County Sheriff's Office, Marion Police Department, Bucyrus Police Department, and Galion Police Department. Internet and cell phone data was analyzed, leading investigators to Marion and Richland counties.
According to the FBI, on Monday, the Crawford County Sheriff's Office and Mansfield Office of the FBI followed up on a lead from this weekend. Shortly after 4 p.m., FBI agents reported that they had located Rebecca Kemper at an apartment on South Main Street in Mansfield.
Rebecca will be reunited with her mother soon.
The sheriff's office is continuing its investigation.