Missing teen found safe in Chicago
TOWN OF GENESEE — Authorities in Wisconsin say a missing 15-year-old girl has turned up safe in Chicago.
The Waukesha County sheriff's office says Kathryn Stalbaum of the Town of Genesee was found Friday evening.
Stalbaum missed her school bus Tuesday morning and texted a friend to say she would ride her bike the 2 miles to Kettle Moraine High School. She never arrived. Her bike later was found in Waukesha, about 8 miles from where authorities expected to find it.
Waukesha County Sheriff's Inspector Eric Severson says investigators are heading to Chicago to talk with the girl.
The sheriff's office said in a news release that authorities believe Stalbaum approached a Chicago police officer Friday evening. The news release says she appears to be in good condition.
The girl's disappearance remains under investigation.