Missing Teen Karamjit Kaur Found

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The Reno Police Department has located Karamjit Kaur in Merrillville, Indiana. The 16-year-old had been missing since last Wednesday.

Detectives with the Reno Police Department worked through the night with new investigative leads, focusing on a family member who was visiting the Reno area just prior to Karamjit's disappearance.

With assistance of the local FBI, along with the Merrillville Indiana Gang Response Investigation Team, Karamjit was located at America’s Best Inn in Merrillville with her brother-in-law, Parvinder Singh.

Karamjit was unharmed and is now in police custody.

At this time circumstances surrounding her disappearance are still under investigation to determine any criminal conduct.

High School student Karamjit Kour disappeared Wednesday evening from her home in Stead. It happened on Anchor Point Drive, at around 6:30 p.m. Thursday, detectives found her bicycle thrown into a drainage ditch by the highway. Police said her disappearance was suspicious, and they suspected foul play.

Crews from the Washoe County Hasty team along with volunteers and search dogs searched neighborhoods and industrial areas near Stead Saturday and Sunday.

Karamjit Kour moved to Reno less than a year ago from East India. Her family told KOLO 8 News she speaks little English, has no friends, and no reason to run away.

Dozens of family friends and members of Kour's Sikh temple scattered Friday in the Stead neighborhood, posting flyers of the 16-year-old.