Missing Rockville, Mo. teen found safe in Houston, Texas

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Chelestia Strickler

ROCKVILLE, Mo. — A teen reported missing on Saturday evening to St. Clair County Sheriff’s was located in Texas on Monday.

16-year-old Chelestia Strickler was reported from her home near Rockville, Mo., an area about two hours south of Kansas City. Police had heard that Strickler had plans to run away.

Officers later received a tip that Strickler was heading to Houston, Texas. Contact was made with Houston Police Department who located her and confirmed she was safe on Monday. Strickler was released into the care and custody of an immediate family member.

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