Missing Vermont Girl Found Safe In Connecticut

(ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP)/CBS Connecticut) – Vermont State Police say a 16-year-old Alburgh girl has been found safe in Lisbon, Connecticut.
Police say Connecticut troopers found Mickayla Lozell Thursday shortly after the car she was believed to have been riding was spotted in a Wal-Mart parking lot.

The car belonging to the man police believe Lozell was traveling with, 47-year-old William Smith who’s on the Vermont sex offender registry and has no permanent address, was spotted about 3:30 p.m.

Mickayla was reported missing by her mother on Sunday evening. Police say there’s no indication of foul play or that Mickayla was held against her will.

Mickayla was taken into protective custody.

Vermont police say Smith was arrested in Connecticut for multiple charges from Vermont.

In Connecticut Smith  is charged with Fugitive from Justice without  a Warrant,Improper Use of  Plates and Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License.

 

Smith is scheduled to  appear in Norwich Superior Court Friday.

 

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