A lacking Florida lady who vanished after telling a pal she was being adopted has been discovered secure — and cops say she simply wanted to skip school.
Police in Port St. Lucie launched a seek for Saige Stiles, 15, after she instructed her pal somebody was on her tracks on her strategy to faculty early Monday.
The pal known as 911 and fears mounted after police discovered her cellphone and backpack deserted on the sidewalk.
Police models descended on the world and positioned surveillance footage that confirmed the teenager strolling behind homes within the space.
She was ultimately positioned by a member of Florida’s Treasure Coast Guardian Angels chapter roughly 10 hours after inserting the troubling name to her pal.
She was discovered secure — and cops mentioned she was doubtless simply enjoying hooky, in keeping with an area NBC affiliate.
The one that discovered her mentioned she appeared nervous and instructed him she was lacking.
“On the finish of the day, it’s not about if she was a runaway. It doesn’t matter if she is at risk, the one factor that issues is that she is dwelling secure together with her household,” Guardian Angel Michael Lincoln-McCreight told ABC 25.
“Throughout comply with up interviews, detectives realized Saige had a plan to skip faculty yesterday and at the moment there isn’t any proof to assist that she was being adopted by somebody,” the Port St. Lucie Police Division mentioned in a press release.
The Treasure Coast Excessive Faculty pupil has been reunited together with her household, in keeping with studies.