PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) – Downingtown Police say a 6-year-old girl and her mother have been found safe after a multi-day Amber Alert was in place.
Downingtown Police say the girl was with her biological mother Vanessa Gutshall during a court-ordered supervised visit on Oct. 25 when Gutshall allegedly fled with her in a Volkswagen Jetta.
On Oct. 27, State Police said “she has been sighted in and around Harrisburg, Lancaster, Columbia, Ephrata, Wrightsville, and York.”
According to a news release from the Chester County District Attorney’s Office, the girl and Gutshall were found in Fairfax, Virginia, during a traffic stop.
The release also states that Gutshall has been charged with kidnapping of a minor, unlawful restraint of a minor, endangering the welfare of children, and related charges.
Gutshall is currently awaiting extradition back to Chester County at this time.