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Florida family reunites with missing teen in Syracuse

Florida family reunites with missing teen in Syracuse

He is merely being questioned by State Police.

During interviews with news media reporters, the girl's parents had pleaded for her to return home.

Rodriguez is now being held in a NY jail and faces a charge of interfering with the custody of a minor.

Authorities said Frisina was believed to be traveling with Rian Rodriguez, 27, in a red Mercury Sable.

Her mother Scarlett Parnell Frisina wrote on Facebook, "Our Caitlyn is safe & we're headed to get her!"

Florida Teen Found in New York After Disappearing With Soccer Coach

The 17-year-old, who played soccer at her Florida high school, may have been in a relationship with the assistant boys' soccer coach Rian Rodriguez, who was with Frisina in the vehicle when police intervened around 4 p.m. Friday. Frisina has family in NY and Rodriguez has family in Canada and possibly Pennsylvania, Murray Smith, public information officer for the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, said. Rodriquez was taken into custody without incident and Frisina was detained. "We are so thankful to have her back". Frisina has family in NY and Rodriguez has family in Canada and Pennsylvania, according to Columbia County Sheriff's Office public information officer Murray Smith.

Sheriff Mark Hunter said, "She is legally a juvenile".

Frisina and Rodriguez were spotted on cameras in Georgia on Sunday and then at a pawn shop in Fayetteville, North Carolina. According to authorities in Florida, the teen left her home on her own and left her cell phone after wiping the device clean.

A photo provided to ABC News by the family on Saturday showed Frisina smiling while embracing her parents.