BUCKFIELD, Maine — Hannah Thomas, 14, was located at a residence in Charlotte, North Carolina around 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from Chief Deputy James Urquhart of the Oxford County Sheriff's Office.
Officials sais she was taken into protective custody and her family is coordinating with law enforcement for her return to Maine.
Investigators will continue their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the missing teenager, Urquhart reported.
Thomas was reported as missing since Friday by her mother from their residence on Darnit Road the following day, according to a news release from the Oxford County Sheriff's Office.
Her parents reported a suspicious Toyota Solara vehicle in the area of their home several days before Thomas was reported missing.
Deputies said Thomas was considered an at-risk teenager and was known to frequently run away.