(NEWSER) – A 14-year-old Florida girl admitted to setting her family's house on fire early yesterday after a "Slender Man" website got her riled up, police say. Lily Hartwell allegedly told police she was reading websites about the mythical online character that "made her upset about past bullying and her mother disciplining her prior to bedtime,"WTSP reports.
She then doused a sheet and towel with rum and bleach and set them alight in her family's garage as her mom and brother slept inside the Port Richey home, police say. Her mother got the 9-year-old boy out but went back inside when she couldn't find her daughter. The Tampa Bay Times reports her mom eventually escaped and rescue crews searched the home three more times before Hartwell was found "several hours later at an undisclosed location, unharmed," police say.