(WXYZ) — Michigan State Police, with assistance from the Special Investigation Division Fraud Unit, located 25 missing children from Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties in Operation MISafeKid II. The sweep is part of a strategic plan launched by the MSP Second District to prioritize locating at-risk youth and missing children, MSP wrote in a Twitter post Wednesday.
Troops tracked down background names, photos and last known locations to locate the youth.
The recover cases included a 9-year-old runaway from foster care, as well as two teen girls who may have been victims of sex trafficking.
Michigan has 4,016 missing person cases in the state's database, with 974 of those cases being children under the age of 18.