UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:54am
Takia Ford has made contact with her family and is okay, according to the Waco Police Department.
She is out of town and safe.
Waco law enforcement is currently searching for a missing 17-year old girl.
Officials are looking for Takia Marie Ford. She is described as a black female, about 5'7", 245 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple University High School Trojans shirt, being Capri pants and silver shoes.
Ford was last spotted getting into a dark blue vehicle driven by an unknown person on February 20 at about 2 p.m. in the 1100 block of Ross Avenue in south Waco.
Family members say it is out of character for Takia to not keep in touch with them.
Police are requesting anyone with information as to her whereabouts, please contact Det. Mathews at 254-750-7615.