Great news from Brazil with regards to the Mykensie Martin. According to ABC News, Mykensie Martin was found safe northeastern Brazil. Family members had tears of joy over the news of Mykensie’s being found safe and sound.
Mykensie Martin was taken to a police station in the coastal city of Salvador, about 700 miles northeast of Brasilia, said Lt. Alexandre Silva of the federal police in Bahia state.
She was physically unharmed but appeared “stressed,” said Rodrigo Koble, an Interpol agent at the police station.
In an interview with Brazil’s Globo TV, Martin said she arrived in Salvador on Tuesday. Someone tried to rob her shortly after she arrived, but she said she was helped by a waiter, Globo reported. It said she had already contacted her host family.
Fox News: Missing American Girl Found in Brazil A 17-year-old American exchange student missing since last weekend was found safe.
American Embassy spokesman John Wilcock said he could not immediately confirm the report. “We have no confirmation of that information, we are looking into it, if it’s true, it’s great news,” he said. Police in Salvador could not immediately be reached to comment.
KTVU; Missing U.S. Student Found Safe In Brazil
BRASILIA, Brazil — An American exchange student in Brazil who has been missing since last weekend has been found safe. An Interpol agent said the 17-year-old American girl “seems stressed” but is OK.
The Interpol agent said the exchange student has been talking with the FBI by phone from a police station in the northeast city of Salvador. The agent said he has no details on how or why she ended up in the town, far from her apparent destination of Brasilia.
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