Perkins Township Police locate missing girl

Perkins Township Police locate missing girl
Taklah Distel (Source: Perkins Township Police)

PERKINS TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - Perkins Township Police confirmed Taklah Distel and 17-year-old Dequario Churchwell were both found safe and sound.

Police were asking for the community to help find Taklah Distel after she ran away.

Distel is 5′5″ tall, 190 pounds, and has red or brown hair.

Taklah Distel
Taklah Distel (Source: Perkins Township Police)

Police said she was believed to be with 17-year-old Dequario Churchwell, who also was reported as a missing runaway.

The two have connections to the Sandusky area, but were believed to be in Kentucky, according to police.

The Erie County Children Services assisted the investigation along with other state agencies.

Perkins Township Police thanked the Corbin Police Department of Kentucky for their assistance in finding the juveniles.

Call police at 419-627-0824 ext. 5 if you have any other information on this investigation.

Taklah Distel
Taklah Distel (Source: Perkins Township Police)

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