Reggie Miller’s missing niece has returned home safely

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Photo courtesy of the Orange County Sheriff's Department

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (September 29, 2014) –According to the LA Times, Reggie Miller’s niece has returned home safely after she was reported missing Monday.

Former Indiana Pacer Reggie Miller tweeted this statement just after 8:30 p.m. Monday night:

The LA Times reports that the teen’s room was found empty about 7:15 a.m., and a call was placed to authorities.

Sheriff’s officials said they believed the 16-year-old had intentionally run away. She returned home about 9 p.m. Monday, authorities said.

Miller updated his followers with this tweet a short time later: