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Brittney Kustes Currently At University HospitalPOSTED: 11:51 am EDT July 30, 2010
UPDATED: 4:06 pm EDT July 30, 2010
SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. --
Bullitt County police said a teen missing for nearly two weeks has been found and is at University Hospital.
Police said earlier Friday they believed Brittney Kustes, 19, was in need of medical attention. Kustes is in fair condition at University Hospital.
Update: Search Continues For Vernon Elwell
Kustes was last seen on Saturday, July 17, swimming at her grandmother's house. Whether she left there voluntarily or not, police are not sure, but they said the person she has been spotted with over the past several days had them concerned about her safety.
Police said she was with 36-year-old Vernon Elwell, who has a lengthy criminal history and is a registered sex offender in Kentucky.
Police asked the man to bring Kustes to a hospital or Sheriff's Department, but he did not. It is unknown how Kustes got to the hospital.
Police are still searching for Elwell.
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