VACAVILLE (CBS13) — A missing Maine girl has been found safe in Nebraska and a Vacaville man she was believed to be with has been arrested.
The Lewiston Police Department said the 15-year-old girl was reported missing last Thursday. She reportedly said she was going for a walk, but then never came back home.READ MORE: The Cost Of $4.99 Rotisserie Chickens: Costco Gets Sued For Animal Mistreatment
Detectives believed the girl was possibly picked up by a California man she had been talking to on social media.READ MORE: These US Companies Will Cover Travel Costs For Employees Who Need An Abortion
On Wednesday, police announced that the girl had been found safe in Nebraska. The man, now identified as 23-year-old Vacaville resident Taylor Hauke, was also arrested in Nebraska.MORE NEWS: Survivors Of Two Pandemics Credit Pets With Helping Them Survive
Hauke has been booked into jail facing charges of cruelty toward a child (no injury) and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to the jail’s website.