Missing in Kansas: Karina Omstead found safe

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The family of missing Kansas teen Karina Omstead said she has been found safe.


The family of Karina Omstead is hoping the community can help bring her home. She went missing on the night of Jan. 3 in Topeka. Her family worries of the type of people she might be with now. Her phone recently pinged in the Kansas City-area.


Missing from: Topeka, Kan.

Missing since: Jan. 3, 2019

Age: 17

Height: 5’4’’

Weight: 240 pounds

Hair: Long brown hair, but may be dyed black

Eyes: Brown

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Topeka Police Department at (785) 368-9551.

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