MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) — A missing endangered teen from Delaware County has been found safe in North Philadelphia and is being reunited with her family. The Delaware County District Attorney’s Office says 15-year-old Riley Harkins, of Media, was found on Wednesday.
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Riley was found at an undisclosed location in North Philly.
The Delaware County District Attorney’s Office says Riley told authorities she was lured.READ MORE: Sixers Force Game 7 With Gritty Road Win Over Hawks
Prosecutors say there will be arrests.
“Riley was located this afternoon in Philadelphia and will be reunited with her family,” said Delaware County District Attorney Kat Copeland. “We thank the community and the press for their outpouring of support which was instrumental in locating her. The investigation into this matter is ongoing. We thank our fellow law enforcement partners, including the lead agency, the Media Police Department, our Criminal Investigation Division, as well as the Philadelphia Police Department, the SEPTA Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the United States Marshals Service for their great work in ensuring Riley’s safe return.”
Police say Riley left Media with a 15-year-old friend on Sept. 20.
The investigation showed Riley and her friend took a train into Philadelphia and eventually met up with at least two other people who were older.
Riley’s friend surfaced a couple of days after leaving Media, but there was no sign of Riley.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Dirt Bike-Riding Suspect In West Philadelphia Deadly Shooting
The friend told police that the two had been taken to a home in the Kingsessing section of Southwest Philadelphia. Police sources believes Riley was possibly being held against her will.