A 16-year-old girl was reported missing from her Indiana home and believed to be in extreme danger, has been found safe.
Madison Elizabeth Yancy Eddlemon, who is from Lake County, was last seen on Saturday morning around 9 a.m. in Crown Point. At the time, she was wearing a black hoodie featuring tribal designs and ripped blue jeans, The Indianapolis Star reported.
The teenager stands at about 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs approximately 97 pounds. Police have warned that Eddlemon is believed to be in "extreme danger."
A man suspected of stalking to her has been taken into custody after being found with her in Arkansas, CBS Chicago reports.
Police said in the Amber Alert that Eddlemon was possibly taken by 22-year-old Alexander Martin Curry-Fishtorn, of St. John, Indiana. Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez warned that Curry-Fishtorn was believed to be armed and dangerous. Although authorities initially did not name the suspect taken into custody, Heavy confirmed that Hot Springs County Jail in Malvern, Arkansas had booked Curry-Fishtorn into custody on August 18 at 3:32 p.m.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported the Indianapolis division of the FBI confirmed the girl is safe. The division assisted the Lake County Sheriff’s Department and the FBI’s Little Rock division in the search for the teen.
“She was recovered safely and a subject is in custody in connection with her disappearance,” FBI spokesperson Chris Bavender said.