According to the police, an 11-year-old girl in Arkansas took thous...

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Dec 15, 2014 15:59
According to the police, an 11-year-old girl in Arkansas took thousands of dollars from her grandmother and took a taxi in order to see a boy in Jacksonville, Florida, 800 miles away.

The girl was reported missing on December 5th.
The police checked her telephone records and questioned the taxi company involved.
They found her when the taxi was reaching to Atlanta, 500 miles away from her home.
Her family told the local TV station that the girl met the boy on their vacation two years ago and since then they had kept in touch.

when the taxi driver told the girl that the taxi fare was $2,500 to Jacksonville, she paid $1,300 in advance and told him that she would pay the remainder on arrival.
ーA Japanese articleー
米アーカンソー州に住む11歳の少女が、祖母の現金数千ドルを持ち出し、800マイル(約1300キロ)離れたフロリダ州ジャクソンビルの少年に会うためタクシーを利用していたことが分かった。警察が明らかにした。

少女は5日に行方不明届が出され、500マイル離れたアトランタにタクシーが近づいた時点で発見された。警察が電話記録を頼りに、関連するタクシー会社に問い合わせたという。
家族が地元テレビに語ったところでは、少女は2年前に休暇先で少年と出会い、以来連絡を取り合っていた。

タクシーの運転手がジャクソンビルまでの料金は2500ドル(約30万円)と知らせたところ、少女は1300ドルを支払い、残りは到着時に支払うと話したという。