Missing Hardin County teen found safe in New Jersey - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Missing Hardin County teen found safe in New Jersey

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Emma Riney (source: family photo) Emma Riney (source: family photo)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The search for a missing Rineyville teenager ends in New Jersey. 

Emma Riney's mother tells WDRB her daughter is safe with family.

The 17-year-old was found Monday morning after going missing on Thursday.

Kentucky State Police originally thought the girl was with a man, but Riney's mother now says that's a stranger she met on a Greyhound bus and he's in no way tied to her disappearance.

She says her daughter left because she was being a teen. 

Troopers are working with New Jersey authorities to take the girl into custody and get her back home. 

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