Teen safely located, suspect in custody after Stafford County Amber Alert

The alert was canceled around 9:30 a.m.
Posted at 7:40 AM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 09:58:15-04

STAFFORD Co., Va. - The Virginia State Police issued an Amber Alert on behalf of the Stafford County Sheriff's Office for a child abduction that happened on September 16, around 10 p.m.

Around 9:30 a.m., on September 17 the alert was canceled.

Officials said the missing juvenile was safely located and the suspect, Rodney Richards, has been taken into custody.

The child was previously believed to be in extreme danger and was last seen in Stafford County.

If you have any information contact the Stafford County Sheriff's Office at (540)-658-4400.