UPDATE: Missouri teen home safe after missing persons search stretches to Virginia

Hanover County

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Hanover County Sheriff’s joined a multi-state search for a teen girl from Missouri on Dec. 15. On Tuesday, they announced that she had been reunited with her family.

According to the sheriff’s office, 17-year-old Tru Sherman was originally reported missing out of Stone County, Missouri. The car she had been traveling in was found abandoned in Doswell, Virginia on Dec. 14.

After that, law enforcement started to suspect that Sherman was in the Richmond region.

The Stone County Sheriff’s Office said Sherman was with her boyfriend, Mark Edwin Gary, when she went missing.

The Hanover Sheriff’s Office said Truman was found safe.

Mark Edwin Gary

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