Update: Jacksonville Runaway Now in Juvenile Custody

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Update (Aug. 18):
LITTLE ROCK, AR – A teenage girl reported to have run away twice last week has been taken into custody by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.

Courtney Fason, 17, was found around 2:30 Monday morning after an anonymous caller reported seeing her go into a home on East Coffelt Rd. outside Jacksonville.

That’s where deputies found the girl, who was arrested and turned over to juvenile authorities.

Original story (Aug. 15):
JACKSONVILLE, AR – A local teen who ran away from home twice this week stole a car and a pistol from her grandparents.

That’s according to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO).

Deputies are trying to find Courtney Fason, 17.

The PCSO says the girl stole her grandmother’s vehicle on Aug. 12 and was found the next day in North Little Rock. She ran away again on Aug. 14 after stealing her grandfather’s Glock 23 pistol.

The teen has been posting on Facebook but has not revealed where she is or who is with her.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to contact the PCSO 24 hour Communications Center at (501) 340-6963.

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