Parents of teen found in Syracuse speak out

Parents of teen found in Syracuse speak out

Authorities say a missing Florida teenage girl and a 27-year-old soccer coach have been found in NY.

Ryan McManus, owner of Prime Time Marketing, told the Post-Standard that Rodriguez said he was moving from Florida and was living in a hotel.

Caitlyn, 17, was found with her former soccer coach in Syracuse New York, nearly a week after she was reported missing. Frisina was reported missing about a week ago, after she apparently sneaked out of her house through her bedroom window. "More to follow as details come in", the Columbia County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet on Friday night. The sheriff's office said, the officer came to the vehicle, pulled it and took Rodriguez into custody.

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The Florida high school soccer coach accused of taking a teenage girl across state lines "influenced" her, the sheriff's department said during a press conference Monday. Police say Rodriguez had spent childhood vacations in the area.

Caitlyn Frisina (l.) may have been influnced by Rian Rodriguez (r.).

.). He faces the charge of interference with child custody, a third-degree felony, in Florida. "It's been hard. I'm glad to have my daughter back where I know I can protect her and keep her safe as a father always wants to do", said her father Ward Frisina.

A New York State Trooper spotted the red Mercury Rodriguez was driving on Friday.

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"We are so thankful and blessed to have our daughter back with us", her mother Scarlet Frisina said. Caitlyn told her friend that if she did get out of going, Rodriguez said he would "mess up her life", according to Rodriguez's arrest report.

Troopers say Rodriguez was taken into custody peacefully and the teen has since been reunited with her family. He said she does "have a lot of growing up to do".

Frisina also told CBS News he blamed himself when his daughter vanished because he had initially encouraged Rodriguez to apply for the coaching job. That was the teen's last known location, Smith said.

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