The Washington County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by the FBI Saturday about a 12-year-old missing Lawrence County girl.

Washington County Sheriff Andy Skiles said he worked in conjunction with the FBI and the Missouri State Highway Patrol in locating the missing child.

“We were originally called by the FBI and advised that the suspect they were looking for was in our county,” said Skiles. “The suspect was located in Potosi and was taken into custody. He is currently being held in the Washington County Jail awaiting extradition to Lawrence County.”…more