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Missing Ky. teens found in Johnston County

Posted November 24, 2018 11:53 p.m. EST

Two teenagers reported missing in Kentucky were located by N.C. State Highway Patrol troopers as the teens passed through Johnston County on Saturday night.

— Two teenagers reported missing in Kentucky were located by N.C. State Highway Patrol troopers as the teens passed through Johnston County on Saturday night.

The young man and woman were detained at a Selma rest area.

Missing Ky. teens found in Johnston County

The man declined to speak with authorities or give them his name.

The woman spoke with authorities but declined to speak with family members when a trooper offered her the opportunity.

The teens are in a relationship. Neither teen was in distress.

The backseat of their car had blankets and pillows.

Missing Ky. teens found in Johnston County

They were reported missing by law enforcement in Louisville, Kentucky, N.C. troopers said.