A Kenmore teenager missing since April 7 was found safe Tuesday night on Grand Island, Kenmore police reported today.
Nina Christofaro, 15, a sophomore at Kenmore West High School, had been missing since she slipped out of her house five weeks ago to meet a man her family believes she met on Facebook.
“She’s definitely going to be O.K.” said Nina’s mother, Rebecca Paul-Christofaro. “She’s safe now.”
An event scheduled for Saturday morning in Mang Park to distribute flyers with Nina’s description will now be cancelled.
“Thank you to everybody in Western New York who put in so much effort to help me find her,” said Paul-Christofaro.
“Thank you to all who have posted, shared, commented, and called in,” the department said in a post on its Facebook page. “Without your help, this may not have been possible.”