Missing girls who planned ‘big getaway’ from Virginia group home found safe
FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. — Three teenage girls have been found safe after they ran away from Spring Garden Group Home in Bremo Bluff on Saturday night, according to the Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office.
The teenagers were traveling in a blue-grey 2004 Jeep Cherokee with Virginia license plates WWY-8249. The vehicle has also been recovered.
“Information has been obtained that they were planning a ‘big get away,’ but uncertain as to where,” the Fluvanna Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook. “The girls may in the company of three juvenile males who ran away from a group home in Goochland County.”
While no information has been released about the missing teenage boys, Fluvanna investigators offered the following names and descriptions of the missing teenage girls:
- Jasmin Height, white female, age 16, 5 feet tall, 100 pounds, red hair FOUND
- Kyonna Johnson, black female, age 16, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 150 pounds, black hair FOUND
Tiffany Bright, white female, age 16, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 200 pounds, brown hairFOUND
“Tiffany Bright has been located in another state and is safe in law enforcement custody,” the sheriff’s office posted. “The Fluvanna Sheriff’s Office is working with officials in that state to attempt to locate the other girls. Fluvanna is also sharing information with the Goochland County Sheriff’s Office.”
On its website, The Spring Garden Group Home described itself as providing a natural home environment to eight young women ages 14-18.”
“We emphasize independent living skills training and family engagement,” according to the website.
Anyone with information about the missing teenagers was asked to call the Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office at 434-589-8211.
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