Sisters who went missing in Utah found with mother

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AP Utah police say two missing teenage sisters were found with their mother who had been hiding her daughters for more than a year.

The teens are now with their Topeka father.

Utah police say the mother of two teenage girls caught in an ongoing custody dispute with their Topeka father.

The Daily Herald in Provo says that police in Pleasant Grove, acting on a tip, found 16-year-old Sydney and 15-year-old Danielle Wolferts early today

Officers found the sisters with their mother in an apartment.

The teens were released to their father, Brian Wolferts, who lives in Topeka, and had custody of the teens.

Sonja "Michelle" Wolferts has been booked into Utah County Jail but police did not list the charges.

Utah police say the girls were visiting Michelle Wolferts in July 2014 when she reported they had run away.

Police say they spent countless hours looking for leads in the sisters' disappearance.