SULLIVAN, Ind. — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department said the two missing 15-year-old girls that triggered a Statewide Silver Alert had been found safely.

The sheriff’s department said they left their homes late Thursday, into Friday morning, and had not been seen or heard from by their family since.

The girls are believed to be together, police said, and investigators have no reason to believe the girls left under threat or force. No indications of foul play have been found by investigators.

Authorities said that an investigation will follow concerning their whereabouts the last 16 hours.