Bethany Sellers (left) reportedly left her parents' house Thursday morning with her 18-year-old boyfriend, Christopher Johnston (right)
MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) -
The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office tells us that 16-year-old Bethany Sellers has safely returned home.
We're told that the investigation is still on-going, but that charges for her 18-year-old boyfriend, Christopher Johnston, are being prepared.
Authorities tell us two made a plan to leave the state and head to Georgia to pursue a life together.
Through family sources and questioning, Bethany Sellers was returned home safely this morning but the 18-yr-old is still in Georgia.
On Friday the officers responded to a missing person's complaint from her parents.
Joe Sellers reported that his daughter left their house sometime before 6:00 a.m. on Thursday.
The report was filed and entered through the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) as a missing juvenile, and the information will be spread nationwide to be accessed by all law enforcement departments.