Sparks Police say endangered runaway found safe

The Sparks Police Department released this photograph of Samantha Jones.
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO)-- UPDATE: Sparks Police say missing teenager Samantha Jones has been found safe. A local casino contacted police, saying she had walked into the casino. Police say she is in good condition and being reunited with her family.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Sparks Police Department asks for the public’s help to find a 13-year-old who ran away from home and is considered endangered.

Samantha Jones was last reported seen at her home in the 1700 block of Noreen Drive south of the Reed High School area Wednesday at 11 p.m.

Police thought she may try to leave the state.

Anyone with information about her location is asked to call dispatch at 775-353-2231 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900 or go to