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Teen missing from Colorado Springs found safe

Colorado Springs Police
Posted at 4:40 PM, Mar 20, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department announced Tuesday morning a teen reported missing more than a month ago has been located and is safe.

No details are available on where she was found and the circumstances beyond what was originally released.

Lia Conace, age 15, was reported missing by her parents to CSPD in mid-February. She was last seen in her home in the 5200 block of Statue Drive in Colorado Springs.

According to the police, Lia was headed to southern Indiana to meet an acquaintance. Lia's family contacted the authorities in Jefferson Count,y Indiana to find Lia at the acquaintance's home, another minor, but Lia had not been seen.

The minor that Lia was heading to see told authorities that Lia had stopped responding to messages and denied seeing or speaking to Lia since she disappeared.

Colorado Springs Police were concerned Lia was traveling between Colorado and Indiana, it is not known how Lia would have traveled this distance as she does not have known access to money or non-public transportation.
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