Kristian Faith Stout, 18-Year-Old Hollister "Model," Was NOT Kidnapped; Found Safe
A Phoenix clothing "model" last seen nearly two weeks ago has been found alive, Phoenix police confirm to New Times.
Despite 18-year-old Kristian Faith Stout, a.k.a. Kristian Ward parents' earlier insistence that she was kidnapped, it appears the 18-year-old mother ran away.
Stout was last seen on May 27 leaving her job at the Paradise Valley Mall, where she went to pick up her paycheck.
Phoenix police say Stout didn't pack any of her belongings when she disappeared, and has a 2-year-old son who's been in the custody of her parents since her disappearance.
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According to her Facebook page, Stout attended Santa Fe College and has worked at a Hollister clothing store as a "model" since last month.
"Somebody's taken her," Stephen Ward, Stout's step-father, said yesterday. "This is not a runaway kid. She's been grabbed, disappeared off the face of the Earth."
It's unclear where Stout went or where she was found. Check back later for details.
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