Report of runaway teen leads police to underage party

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GREENWOOD, Ind. (WISH) — A report of a runaway teen led police to an underage drinking party in Greenwood early Monday morning.

A mother called officers after learning her daughter had snuck out of the house around 2:45 a.m. The mother tracked her daughter’s cell phone to a home near County Line and State Road 135.

The woman told police she’d found her daughter there before after she’d run away.

When an officer arrived, he said it sounded like there was a party going on inside, so he called for back-up.

When police busted the home, they say some of the teens tried to run out the back door but officers caught them.

Police ended up finding the runaway girl inside along with another juvenile and five adults, though no one was 21 years old. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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