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Henry Co. missing 12-year-old girl found safely; Suspect now in custody

Allie Michele Broadaway and Kaleb Christopher Merritt
Posted at 10:03 PM, Feb 12, 2021

HENRY Co., Va. - Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearing House have canceled an AMBER Alert for a Henry County child who was abducted Friday afternoon.

The Henry County Sheriff's Office says 12-year-old Allie Michele Broadaway was found safely.

Allie Michele Broadaway and Kaleb Christopher Merritt
Allie Michele Broadaway

State Police say she is believed to have been abducted by Kaleb Christopher Merritt. Police say he is now in custody.

Allie Michele Broadaway and Kaleb Christopher Merritt
Kaleb Christopher Merritt

Officials say Merritt may be driving a light green 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis with Texas tags DMP-2294.

Allie Michele Broadaway and Kaleb Christopher Merritt

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