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Paige Johnson Missing: Ohio Park Searched for Missing Kentucky Teen

Paige Johnson (Personal Photo)

Paige Johnson Missing: Ohio Park Searched for Missing Kentucky Teen
Paige Johnson (Personal Photo)

BATAVIA, Ohio (CBS/WKRC/AP) Searchers are fanning out across an Ohio state park trying to learn what happened to 17-year-old northern Kentucky girl Paige Johnson, who went missing nearly four weeks ago.

Police told The Kentucky Enquirer they tracked the cell phone activity of a man who had been with Paige the day she disappeared. They say they were led to East Fork State Park near Batavia, a 10,000-acre park east of Cincinnati.

Paige, of Florence, Ky., was last seen Sept. 23. The male acquaintance told police he dropped Paige off to visit a friend at about 1 a.m.

But Paige never made it to the friend's home and the teen's mother hasn't heard from her since.

Clermont County sheriff's deputies and Covington, Ky., police planned to search the park Wednesday with dogs.

Friends of Johnson are rapidly spreading the word of her disappearance online through social media.

CBS affiliate WKRC reports that her image and description are continuously being posted and re-posted on Facebook.

According to WKRC, the teen has a two-year-old daughter.

Paige is 5'1'' tall, 110 pounds with light brown hair with highlights. She has pierced ears, a pierced tongue and navel.

Anyone with information about Paige Johnson is urged to call the Covington Police Department at 859-292-2222 or The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.

  • Edecio Martinez

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