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Endangered missing child found safe in Virginia

WASHINGTON — Virginia State Police announced 5-year-old Scarlett Kathleen Belle Lago was safely located early Monday morning after she was abducted by her father.

At approximately 2:17 a.m., Virginia State Police canceled the Endangered Missing Child Alert they had issued for the young girl just hours before.

Lago was abducted by her father, Gonzalo “Danny” Ira Lago, Sunday evening, according to police. The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office issued photos and descriptions of the girl and her father, encouraging the public to contact them with any information on the girl’s whereabouts.

Gonzalo “Danny” Ira Lago is suspected of abducting his 5-year-old daughter, Scarlett, Sunday evening. (Courtesy Virginia State Police)


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