Emma Linek, 17-year- an old girl from Ohio who disappeared after arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. on Tuesday was found and safe, authorities said.
“Emma walked into the local police department late this afternoon and reunited. [with] her father. FBI Atlanta Appreciates help of in media as well as public in spreading her photos and for all information and advice, FBI Atlanta tweeted Sunday.
bureauAtlanta office described the missing girl as “endangered” and in need of the medicine she didn’t have at the time of her disappearance.
“Another thing is that of worries that Emma has no known connection to city of Atlanta has either never been here before or it hasn’t. know anyone in Atlanta what we are know of”Christopher McRae, special agent in accusation of FBI field in Atlanta office said during news conference on Saturday with Linek fatherMike Linek.
McRae said that Emma Linek had a clinical diagnosis with autism.
Emma Linek was originally booked on Delta Airlines direct flight from Cleveland to Boston on On Tuesday, but missed this plane, authorities said. McRae said she got on another flight with stop in Atlanta.
“This flight change was unplanned. know what she was going to be in Atlanta,” McRae said. — her bags made to Boston, but she didn’t. Our first priority is to find Emma and make sure that sure she is alright”.
McRae said surveillance video at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport showed Linek who also goes by the name of Zari and wanders around the airport as if lost.
He said that Emma Linek last seen around 10 am on Tuesday in in north daily parking in Hartsfield, at the exit from the airport with stranger.
McRae said law enforcement officials traced down the man who was seen leaving the airport with Emma Linek with and interviewed him.
“We were in discussions with this person, but we haven’t found Emma at the moment. Emma was not with this person,” McRae said.
McRae did not name the man or say if he was a suspect. in disappearance of a girl.
linek father, who attended news conference in Atlanta with McRae pleaded with in public for Any information on his daughter location.
He described his daughter as “beautiful girl” with “lovely playful personality.”
“She loves animals. She loves to sing,” said Mike Linek.
Emma Linek’s mother, Eleonora Linek, told ABC affiliate station WEWS-TV. in Cleveland what her daughter was on his way to Boston to resume his studies at a therapeutic boarding school.
The teenager was 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighed 160 pounds. last visible wearing checkered pants and black shirt and white pillow. Eleanor and Mike Linek said that their daughter didn’t have a mobile phone with her.
Eleonora Linek said she left her. daughter off at Hopkins International Airport in cleveland on Tuesday morning.
“We took her to the airport, she went through security, we saw her go through security and to the gate,” said Eleonora Linek. “We are not know what happened if she got something to eat or what, but she missed her plane.”