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Marion juvenile escapee located, returned

Posted at 9:16 AM, Mar 28, 2016

MARION, Ind. -- A Marion teenager who escaped from a secure residential facility has been found.

As of Friday, 13-year-old Breonna Johnson hadn't been heard from in a week.

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Authorities said she was found based on a tip and traffic stop in Marion.

Johnson's aunt and grandmother say they didn't even know she had run away until they called the Paddock View Residential Center – where Johnson had been ordered to stay for being truant for school – asking to talk to her.

An investigation into possible criminal behavior is still ongoing.

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