Search ends for missing Grand Rapids teen

Undated courtesy photo of Perla Mendez via the Grand Rapids Police Department. (Oct. 3, 2016)
Undated courtesy photo of Perla Mendez via the Grand Rapids Police Department. (Oct. 3, 2016)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids police say a missing 13-year-old girl has been located.

Officers reported she had been found just before 1:30 p.m. Monday – 11 days after police say she ran away from school.

Authorities say a tip to Silent Observer helped them track down the teen, who is safe and sound.

Police Monday also thanked the public for its help in the case.