Missing 14-year-old Stark County girl Emma Newland found safe

MASSILLON, Ohio - A missing 14-year-old Massillon girl was found safe in Ashland County, the sheriff's office said.

Emma Newland disappeared near her home in Jackson Township at about 3 p.m. on Wednesday. She was spotted in Dalton in Wayne County Thursday morning.

The Ashland County Sheriff's Office said a truck driver picked up Emma on Route 30 in Wayne County at about 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The driver said he didn't realize that she was a runaway.

The sheriff's office said the truck driver got a call from a relative who told him Emma was reported missing. That's when he called deputies.

No charges will be filed against the truck driver. Deputies said he was just being a good Samaritan.

An Amber Alert was not issued for Emma.

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