St. Joseph Police Locate Endangered Teen

Published 02/01 2012 09:19PM

Updated 02/02 2012 05:39PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A missing 13-year-old girl has been located.

Police say Taylor Dittmar was found just before noon after someone spotted her on Frederick Avenue in St. Joseph.

The teen was reported missing and endangered Wednesday evening when she reportedly ran away after being dropped off at the East Hills Shopping Center.

Police say she was with a male she met at the mall.

Capt. Kevin Castle said because the teen is being treated as a runaway, she's in the care of juvenile custody at this time.

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