Young Girl Has Been Found, Mother Has Been Arrested

LONOKE, Ark (localmemphis.com) - UPDATE:  The Arkansas State Police have cancelled a Morgan Nick Amber Alert after a young girl was found safe.

Victoria Rovnaghi was taken from her school earlier Friday by her mother, Leah Rovnaghi.

Rovnaghi is in custody. 

 

 

LONOKE, Ark. - A search is underway for a girl and her biological mother after authorities say the child was kidnapped Friday morning.

The Lonoke County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) reported the kidnapping shortly after 1:15 p.m.  and said it had occurred in Lonoke at the primary school.

We're told it happened around 11:50 Friday morning while the child was at recess and that her biological mother does not have custody rights.

The LCSO says the suspect is identified as Leah Ladan Rovnaghi. She is reported to be driving a silver 2017 Range Rover Evoke SUV with a sticker on the side of it that reads Owens, Reynolds, Murphy.

Anyone who sees the child or the vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately.


 


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