Jennifer Blair, the Menlo Park teenager who had been missing for more than three weeks, has been found and is safe, police confirmed on Saturday, Jan. 30.
Jennifer was found in Culver City, California, and reportedly turned herself in to a local police station, saying she was ready to come home. She flew back to the Bay Area, and was greeted at the airport by her family, police said.
Jennifer, a freshman at Menlo-Atherton High School and a graduate of Hillview Middle School, had last been seen leaving her home in the 400 block of Olive Street in Menlo Park at around 4:30 p.m. Jan. 6, according to Menlo Park police. She turned 15 on Monday, Jan. 18.
For over three weeks, police searched for her with assistance from the National Center for Missing or Exploited Children helped in the search. Family and friends blanketed the area with fliers.
Laura Blair, Jennifer's mother, posted this on The Alamac's Web site on the morning of Jan. 31: "Yes. It is true!!! She is back with us!!! We are so thankful to have her back. Thanks to everyone for your prayers and concern where Jennifer is concerned."