February 1, 2017
In December 2016, Calah Waskow’s face made national news when the 15-year-old from Georgia was allegedly abducted by her friend’s 37-year-old father, Jason Johnson. Authorities issued an Amber Alert and warned Calah could be in extreme danger. After a nationwide manhunt, Calah was eventually found safe more than 200 miles away from home.
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For the first time, on Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, she tells her story of how she vanished and of her secret relationship with Johnson, who she claims went from being “cool” to “flirty” to “sexual.”
“I was sitting on the couch and he started sitting with me and we laid down together,” Calah says, explaining how she claims the sexual relationship with her friend’s father started.
Calah claims that she and Jason would meet up daily before they ran off together.
“He would pick me up at the neighborhood behind the school,” Calah says in the video above, adding that she was skipping school to spend time with the man more than twice her age.