Missing 4-year-old SC girl found safe in Riverside, AL, suspect later taken into custody

Thomas Evans was captured in Mississippi.
Thomas Evans was captured in Mississippi.
Published: Feb. 15, 2018 at 12:05 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 15, 2018 at 8:46 AM CST
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RIVERSIDE, AL (WBRC) - The suspect was taken into custody several hours after police received the initial call. Thomas Evans, 39, was arrested shortly after crossing into Mississippi from Alabama.

Riverside Police Chief Rick Oliver said railroad workers were the first to spot the suspect's car.

ORIGINAL: Police in Riverside confirm that a missing 4-year-old from South Carolina - has been located after she was found in the car with her suspected captor.

We understand a Riverside police officer was able to pull over the car driven by the person suspected of taking the victim from South Carolina. The officer was able to get the girl out of the car, but the suspect got away.

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