VACAVILLE (CBS13) — A missing Maine girl has been found safe in Nebraska and a Vacaville man she was believed to be with has been arrested.
The Lewiston Police Department said the 15-year-old girl was reported missing last Thursday. She reportedly said she was going for a walk, but then never came back home.READ MORE: 'A Trend That Won't Go Away': Sacramento City Leaders Consider Permanent Plans For Street Dining
Detectives believed the girl was possibly picked up by a California man she had been talking to on social media.READ MORE: Sacramento Kings Tickets Back On Sale, But COVID-19 Guidelines Will Discourage Booing Or Yelling
On Wednesday, police announced that the girl had been found safe in Nebraska. The man, now identified as 23-year-old Vacaville resident Taylor Hauke, was also arrested in Nebraska.MORE NEWS: Placer County Deputy Investigating Mail Theft Finds Out He Himself Was A Victim
Hauke has been booked into jail facing charges of cruelty toward a child (no injury) and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to the jail’s website.