Missing girl found safe

Posted at 2:45 PM, Jan 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-04 06:28:55-05

A 16-year-old Hanover teen missing since December 21 has been found, police say.

Detectives found Nija Williams and her pet pomeranian  Saturday evening after executing a search warrant at an address in Howard County around 6:30 p.m.

Williams was last seen December 21 getting into a black pickup truck. Family told police she could be with a man who lives in the Philadelphia area.

Police said the case is “very active” and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 410-222-4700.