KIRBY — Vermont state police say a teenage runaway is safe, while the New Hampshire man she was traveling with faces numerous charges, after the pair were found in North Carolina.
The 16-year-old girl from the Northeast Kingdom town of Kirby was reported missing Friday. Authorities said Saturday she was found in North Carolina with 23-year-old Matthew Keene of Stark, N.H.
Vermont police say Keene is being held Edenton, N.C., pending his return to Vermont to face a charge of unlawful restraint. Police say he also faces charges of violating probation and violating the sex offender registry law in Connecticut.MORE IN Vermont NewsVermont’s official state bird, the hermit thrush, was selected in 1941 for its flute-like song. Full Story
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