Criminal Law

Texas Police Arrest Suspect in the Abduction of a 12-Year-Old Girl Who Was Found Safe After 8 Days

Police in Texas have arrested a man suspected in the disappearance of a girl who was missing for eight days before she was safely located.

Sirterryon Preston, 27, of Houston was charged with evading authorities after he attempted to flee from officers on Friday, the Columbus Police Department said in social media post Saturday.

The police learned around 12:40 p.m. Friday that a 12-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert search was in Columbus, about 94 miles (150 kilometers) west of Houston.

Read the source article at ABC News

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