Police Locate 2 Missing Girls After Search In West Columbus


UPDATED: Friday June 28, 2013 4:47 PM

Police said two girls who were reported missing in west Columbus late Thursday have been found.

Authorities on the scene Friday told 10TV that the girls were located just before 11:30 a.m. in a home on Warren Avenue.

The search for Searria Meredith, 15, and Brooklynn Hunt, 2, began Thursday night around 8 p.m.

Meredith picked up 2-year-old Hunt from Meredith's mother in the 170 block of Dana Avenue.

Meredith was taking the 2-year-old to a friend's house for the night before heading to a party Friday morning.

On Friday, Meredith said that she spent the night at her boyfriend's house.

"She was supposed to be one of my best friends, and then she did this," said the 2-year-old's mother, Michelle Hunt told 10TV. "I just don't understand why."

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