Teen missing from northwest Indiana has been found

SCHERERVILLE, Ind. — A 14-year-old girl who went missing from her home in northwest Indiana has been located, the Lake County Sheriff’s Department said Tuesday.

Amelia King was reported missing early Friday morning from her home near Schererville, and Lake County deputies searched for her over the weekend.

King was located in Cincinnati Tuesday afternoon and has been transported to a local hospital for a checkup, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department.

Police thanked the public for sending tips during the investigation, and said more details on her disappearance would be shared as they become available.