According to NJ.com, “State Police found Alongi walking along the the side of the New Jersey Turnpike near Exit 1 in South Jersey at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. She was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation.
Her family was then notified and they were reunited at the hospital Tuesday evening. A detective from the Clark police department also went to the hospital as a standard part of a missing juvenile investigation.Alongi was transferred to a hospital closer to home overnight for additional evaluation and was released a short time later and returned home, Scherb said.”
Authorities found that someone had called a taxi company for a pickup at Kara’s address, the Star-Ledger reported.
A cab driver said he dropped off a girl matching Kara’s description at the train station in nearby Rahway.
Clark police are now investigating her disappearance as a juvenile runaway case.