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North Carolina woman who disappeared 5 years ago found safe in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A North Carolina woman who disappeared when she was a teenager has been found in Columbus, Ohio.

According to the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, Rachel Natacha Owens was located on Dec. 9.

She was reported missing on May 5, 2011, after being seen getting off her school bus at Brunswick High School in Boiling Spring Lakes.

This past May, the FBI said they believed Owens might be in the Cleveland or Columbus area and were offering a reward in connection with her disappearance.

The sheriff's office said there is no foul play in the woman's disappearance and no charges will be pursued at this time. An investigation revealed that Owens left and remained away on her own will. According to investigators, she went to great lengths to intentionally conceal her whereabouts, even assuming a false identity and date of birth.

Owens is now reportedly 21 years old.