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Tempe police call off search for missing teen

Melissa Smirke (Source: Tempe Police Department) Melissa Smirke (Source: Tempe Police Department)
TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) -

Tempe police said a missing 16-year-old girl last seen by her family Wednesday afternoon has been found safe.

Melissa Smirke told her mother she was going to the mall with her 18-year-old boyfriend, Tyler Haller, officers said. 

The girl had arranged for her mother to pick her up at 9 p.m., but plans were later changed. Smirke has failed to return home.

Her mother reported her as a runaway on Thursday. 

Smirke was located in Mesa by Tempe police detectives.

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