Katherine Lester, 16-year-old girl, disappeared Monday from her home in Michigan , Tuscola County Undersheriff James Jashinske said Friday. She told her mother, she left for Canada , but in real he was going to the Middle East to see a West Bank man she met on the popular Web site MySpace.com.
On Thursday night, her family received word from U.S. officials that she had been stopped as she arrived in Amman , Jordan , en route to Tel Aviv, Israel , said her mother, Shawn Lester.
"A woman from the U.S. government called and said they had detained her in Amman," she told The Saginaw News. "I asked if she was all right, but all the woman knew was that she was detained."
U.S. officials persuaded her to return home from Amman, FBI Special Agent Robert Beeckman said from the agency's Detroit office.
The sheriff's department contacted the FBI, which was able to trace the teen to a flight from New York 's Kennedy International Airport to Amman , Jashinske said, reports the AP.
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