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Missing Sherman girl found safe in Colorado

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The Park County Sheriff's Office said 16-year-old Emma Stokes of Sherman ran away from a foster care home in Pine Junction, Colorado, on July 7, 2019. (Courtesy Park County Sheriff's Office) The Park County Sheriff's Office said 16-year-old Emma Stokes of Sherman ran away from a foster care home in Pine Junction, Colorado, on July 7, 2019. (Courtesy Park County Sheriff's Office)

COLORADO --- According to Colorado authorities and a family friend, Emma Stokes and her friend Anna Frankman -- both 16 -- have been found safe.

The girls disappeared on July 7 after running away from a Colorado mental treatment home.

The Park County, Colorado, Sheriff's Office said the agency got a tip Wednesday afternoon that the two teens had been spotted at an apartment complex in the Denver suburb of Wheat Ridge. 

Sheriff Tom McGraw said local police and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation were alerted and that Stokes and Frankman were located.

Family friend Aaron Gage said Emma's parents were traveling to meet with her. They have already spoken to Emma by telephone. 

Earlier Wednesday, Lisa Stokes, the missing girl's mother, made an emotional appeal to the Park County sheriff to request additional help in the search for Emma and Anna.

The disappearance sparked a #PrayForEmma social media campaign.

The original story was edited to correct the name of Anna Frankman and to add new information.

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