UPDATE: 17-year-old girl located; Amber Alert canceled

Courtesy: VA State Police

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Virginia authorities say an Amber Alert has been canceled after an abducted teen was found on Thursday. 

The Virginia State Police say 17-year-old Grace Galliher has been safely located. An Amber alert was issued then teen on Thursday morning. 

Law enforcement reports that the the suspect, 52-year-old Richard Tester is in custody.

The Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearing House are issuing out an AMBER alert for Grace Galliher, 17.

The FBI is looking for Galliher who is believed to be in extreme danger.

Police say she was last seen at Food City in Bristol, Tennessee. Investigators believe Galliher was abducted by Richard Tester, 52.

We're told the two maybe heading north on I-81, in a 2004 navy blue Chevrolet Trailblazer, license plate: TN B71-01V.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI – Knoxville office at (865)755-6085 or the Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453 (1-800-VACHILD).

 

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