Runaway girl turned in to police by taxi driver

A 13 year-old runaway reported missing to the police was turned in by a taxi driver this afternoon and sent back to her family.

Police informed media today and appealed for public assistance in their search for Yashfa Ahmed, of G. Hurasfaru, after her family reported that she had run away around 11:45pm on Friday.

However, Sun Online reported this evening that the girl was found around 4:20pm when she hailed a taxi on Roashanee Magu and the driver turned her in to the police.

A police media official confirmed that the taxi driver reported her to the police and that she has since been returned to her family.

The 13 year-old had previously run away from home last month and was found inside a residence in Galolhu.