Teen sisters missing 1 year found with woman, 29

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they've found two teenage sisters who disappeared last year in upstate New York.

State police say they found Ky-Lea Fortner, 15, and Shaeleen Fitch-Fortner, 13, Wednesday night in Vestal, near Binghamton. Troopers say the sisters were living with a foster family in Binghamton when they were reported as runaways in April 2015.

Investigators eventually tracked the girls down and arrested Amanda Hellman, 29, on kidnapping charges. Troopers say Hellman is a family acquaintance of the teens, but didn't elaborate.

Hellman is being held Friday without bail at the Boome County Jail. It's unclear if she has an attorney who could comment on the charges.

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