PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Officials have canceled the Amber Alert for a previously missing 14-year-old Virginia girl who they say was allegedly abducted by a man who was considered armed and dangerous.
On Wednesday, authorities said Hicks was safely located in Virginia.
#Virginia #AMBERAlert CANCELLED: Miss Hicks has been safely located; Lynch is in custody. Both were located in Virginia. More details to be released soon by the investigating agency, @LouisaCoSheriff. @FBIRichmond https://t.co/HyRLEBjurm
— VA State Police (@VSPPIO) October 31, 2019
The FBI originally spread the word in the Pittsburgh area, not knowing exactly where she was headed. But, earlier this week, said the girl and her alleged abductor might be headed to West Virginia.
She was believed to have been abducted by Bruce Lynch Jr.
He is in custody, officials said.