Police: Missing girl found safe in Morocco with boyfriend's family

Police in Clinton say the teenage girl who flew to Morocco to meet a boyfriend she first met on Facebook was found safe today in

Authorities in Connecticut and North Africa are investigating

Authorities in Connecticut and North Africa are investigating after a 17-year-old girl from Clinton was reported her missing

CLINTON - Police in Clinton say the teenage girl who flew to Morocco to meet a boyfriend she first met on Facebook was found safe today in Morocco.

Investigators say 17-year-old Rebecca Arthur was dropped off Monday at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

They say her parents were unaware of the relationship or their daughter's travel plans.

Arthur was found with the boyfriend and his family at a vacation villa in a seaside town.

 

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