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Child abduction suspect in custody; victim safe

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Posted at 9:37 AM, Jul 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-26 12:16:34-04

A child abduction suspect is in custody, according to FBI Knoxville. The victim is safe, as well.

An alert motorist spotted the suspect’s vehicle at approximately 8:30 a.m. and called Bristol, TN police. Officers then located the SUV and arrested the suspect on the state kidnapping warrant, according to FBI Knoxville.

Here is the tweet from FBI Knoxville’s Twitter account:

The Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse had issued an AMBER Alert on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Investigation-Knoxville Office, for a child abduction that occurred on July 24, 2018, in Bristol, TN.

Abducted was Grace Olivia Galliher, White, Female, Black hair, Brown eyes, 17 years of age, 5 foot 4 inches tall, weighing 130 lbs.