FBI announces arrest in kidnapping of 11 year-old Wyoming girl
The FBI says authorities have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping of a Wyoming girl.The agency says in a statement Sunday evening that the man was arrested in Belgrade, Mont. The mans identity and details of the arrest were not released.
Police say a man lured the 11-year-old girl from the town of Cody into his SUV last Monday by claiming he needed help finding a missing puppy. A group of hunters found the girl outside the town several hours later.
Officials will hold a news conference Monday morning in Cody to discuss the case. Via seattlepi.com.
Details of the crime from an earlier HuffPo item here.
The man lured the 11-year-old girl into his SUV on Monday evening by claiming he needed help finding a missing puppy, Cody police said. He later threatened her with a pistol.
A group of hunters found her in a rural area outside the town several hours later.
Based on witness statements and video footage from cameras around Cody, investigators believe the vehicle is believed to be a 2004 or 2005 white Toyota 4-Runner, said Dave Joly, an FBI spokesman in Denver.