Police: Runaway Jacksonville teen found safe

POSTED: 4:21 PM Jan 14 2014   UPDATED: 10:15 AM Jan 16 2014
Cheyenne Benefield
JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY -

Police said they have found a runaway Jacksonville teen.

The Jacksonville Police Department said Thursday that 14-year-old Cheyenne Benefield was discovered safe and has since been returned to her family.

According to investigators, Benefield ran away from her Jacksonville home at about 6 p.m. Saturday.

In a separate case, Craven County deputies said Wednesday they found another teen that had been missing: 15-year-old Jacques Donnell Suggs. He was found safe in the James City area.

Investigators said they received several tips after the story aired, but did not release any other details on the case.