Missing New Jersey teen found in Philadelphia, KY man charged

HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) – Authorities have found a missing New Jersey 13-year-old in Philadelphia and they have arrested the young Kentucky man who was with her.

Hamilton police reunited Dania Hernandez with her family on Wednesday night. She was reported missing on Monday.

Police charged 18-year-old Lance Jyrkinen with child endangerment. He’s from Owensboro, Kentucky, and has a recent address in Trenton. It’s not known if he has a lawyer.

Police say the pair apparently met through social media.


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