Missing teen, feared to be a human trafficking victim, returns home
Two more runaway teens have returned to their South Jersey homes.
Fourteen-year-old Hannah Rose Jones of Florence was located by Philadelphia Police officers on Tuesday afternoon and taken back to her family's home in Florence, according to Florence Police. No additional details were disclosed by police about the circumstances of her discovery.
Gloucester Township Police said that Allison Wade, 14, who went missing for the second time this month on Sunday, had safely come home. No further details were disclosed by police.
Jones left her home in the Roebling section of Florence on Oct. 9 and was believed to be headed toward Trenton, Hamilton or Morrisville. Her mother, Roseanne Giovanetti, said it was not the first time her daughter had run away In another post. Giovanetti wrote that Rose has no fear of strangers or strange places, and is attracted to “big city street life” because she thinks it is glamorous
Jones was in a passenger car that struck two Philadelphia sheriff's officers on Oct. 14 and ran off before she could be brought into custody. Giovanetti told ABC 6 Action News earlier this month the FBI had joined the search over concern she could be part of a human trafficking ring.
Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com.