AMBER Alert canceled after 14-year-old Louisa Co. girl found safe; alleged abductor in custody

Posted at 5:59 PM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 21:47:59-04

CAROLINE Co., Va. – The AMBER Alert for a 14-year-old girl Louisa County girl who was abducted this week has been canceled, according to CBS 6 in Richmond.

On October 30, authorities say Isabel Shae Hicks has been found safe. She was reported missing after she was last seen at her residence in Bumpass, Virginia, at 1 a.m. on October 21. She was believed to be in extreme danger.

Officials say she was believed to have been abducted by 33-year-old Bruce William Lynch. He was believed to be armed with a 9mm and had recent suicidal ideations.

On October 29, WTVR reported that a manhunt was underway after the two were reportedly spotted in Montpelier. They were stopped in a vehicle in Caroline County, the station said. Neither Hicks nor Lynch were injured during the traffic stop.

State Police said Lynch has been taken into custody.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

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