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Teen safe and with her family after she went missing on July 1

Posted at 8:56 AM, Jul 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-14 10:30:04-04

The teenager who has been missing since July 1 is safe and has been reunited with her family, according to a statement released by the family. 

Annemarie and Bill Scobey-Polacheck released this statement following the return of their daughter, Teenasia:

We are so very grateful to have Teenasia safe at home with her family. She is healthy and happy to be here and we are so happy to have her with us.

We want to thank the entire community who helped bring our daughter home, including the Glendale and Milwaukee Police Departments, community activist Tory Lowe, Safe & Sound, our family, friends and neighbors, and the many volunteers who helped make this joyful reunion possible.

Teenasia was reunited with her family on Friday night, according to the news release that included the family’s statement. 

It says she was found as “a result of contacts made through community outreach.”

Teenasia was last seen on July 1 riding a blue and silver bicycle. Her missing status was changed to endangered on Friday.