BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — A Baltimore County teenager was found in New Jersey after leaving home back in September and never returning.

Baltimore County Police said 16-year-old Brooklyn Mackenzie Hays was found by Newark Police at the Newark Penn Station train terminal. She was safely reunited with her family.

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Hays was last seen leaving her home in the 1500 block of Galena Rd. on Sept. 30.

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A vigil was held on Oct. 12 where hundreds of white paper bags glowed orange along Baltimore County streets, lighting a path for her to come home.

Information on what Hays was doing in New Jersey or who she was with has not been released.

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