INDIANAPOLIS - Police said a teenager missing from the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Tuesday afternoon was found safe later that evening.
Kaylia Ferguson, 17, left the facility in the 7700 block of North College Avenue around 3 p.m., officials with the Indiana State Police said.
Police confirmed Ferguson was found safe in Shelbyville just before 10 p.m.
"The health, safety and well-being of our students is paramount. We care about each and every one of our students, and we are concerned for Kaylia this evening. We realized within 30 minutes that Kaylia was unaccounted for and immediately initiated internal search protocol. We then notified the Indiana State Police. We believe Kaylia walked off school property," Jim Durst, Superintendent of the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, said in a statement. "We are relieved that Kaylia was located safe and sound and we would like to thank the public, law enforcement and emergency services for their help."
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