HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police have announced that a missing Henrico teen has been safely located.
Samantha (Sammie) Shea-Nielsen, 15, was last seen at her home in Glen Allen near Innsbrook on Thursday, June 16 at 10:30 p.m. It is believed she snuck out of her home later that night with the intention of walking to a friend’s house five miles away. According to her family, she never arrived.
Henrico Police announced Monday that Sammie was located Monday at a residence along Arbill Trace.
8News spoke with Sammie’s family, who said she had been hiding out at the home of another 15-year-old, who was assisting in the hideout. The family said they received a text message with a photo of Sammie’s shoes this afternoon, and immediately called 911.
Police said Sammie has since been reunited with her family.