KEYSER - A Keyser area juvenile reported as missing and possibly endangered was located unharmed Thursday in South Carolina.
According to the Keyser Detachment, West Virginia State Police, on Thursday, at approximately 1:10 p.m., they received a request for assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old female juvenile.

KEYSER - A Keyser area juvenile reported as missing and possibly endangered was located unharmed Thursday in South Carolina.
According to the Keyser Detachment, West Virginia State Police, on Thursday, at approximately 1:10 p.m., they received a request for assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old female juvenile. 
At the time of the call, the mother assured officers her daughter did board the bus for school but never attended any classes. She further relayed there was an active Domestic Violence Petition (restraining order) on behalf of her daughter against 20year old Geoffrey Shears of Springfield. Shears was reported to have been in a relationship with her daughter in the past. 
School officials were quickly able to confirm the girl did exit the bus but never went to class. Upon continued review of the security surveillance at the school, they were able to observe her enter a passenger vehicle on her own accord. 
Troopers responded to Shears’ residence and confirmed with his father that neither he nor his maroon colored Chevy Cruze were at home.
This missing vehicle matched the description of the vehicle observed picking up the missing juvenile on the school surveillance system. 
Troopers contacted OnStar and were able to utilize the vehicle's OnStar system to track the vehicle.
Then, at approximately 5:50 p.m. Thursday, law enforcement in South Carolina was able to locate the vehicle and secure the missing juvenile. She was unharmed.
Shears was arrested on existing charges from the Mineral County Sheriff's Department with additional possible charges pending in South Carolina. 
Upon his return to Mineral County, charges relating to this incident will be served as well. 
Further investigation is pending the juvenile’s return as well.