“A 13-year-old girl who has been missing for a year was found in Ohio, according to police.
Aireona Smith was reported as a runaway to the Flint Township Police Department on Aug. 1, 2016, according to a statement from police.
Police asked the public’s help in locating the missing girl and while numerous tips flooded in, investigators were not able to find the girl.
On Thursday, Aug. 3, Smith walked into a public library in Toledo, Ohio, according to police.
A security guard recognized the girl from a missing person’s poster and called 911, police said.
Responding officers confirmed the girl’s identity and notified Flint Township police.
Police said the girl ran away on her own, was not being held against her will and was in good health.
Smith was brought back to Flint on Monday, Aug. 7, and will now receive assistance from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the statement said.”