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Two 16-year-old runaways found safe, in police custody

Lauryn Pellett, pictured on the left; Victoria Page Adkins pictured on the right (Source: HCPD) Lauryn Pellett, pictured on the left; Victoria Page Adkins pictured on the right (Source: HCPD)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Two 16-year-old runaways who left their foster home in Conway on Saturday were found safe and sound just before midnight Wednesday and taken into custody, police confirmed Thursday morning.

The Horry County Police Department was looking for two 16-year-old runaways who left their foster home on Minnie Mae Drive, in the Conway area of Horry County, around 4 p.m. on Saturday December 5, 2015.

Lauryn Pellett and Victoria Page Adkins had been in the foster home since July without any incidents, according to a news release from the HCPD.

"We sincerely thank everyone who aired and published the story for their part in this success," Horry County Police stated in a news release.

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