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Suspect Arrested in Missouri Abduction

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SPRINGFIELD, Mo.) -- Police in Springfield, Mo., who are investigating the abduction of a 10-year-old girl, took a suspect into custody at about 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

According to the Springfield Police Department, the abduction was reported at about 4:48 p.m. on Tuesday and an AMBER Alert was put out by approximately 6 p.m. and was later expanded to states outside of Missouri.

Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams told ABC News that Craig Michael Wood, 45, was taken into custody Tuesday night in connection with the abduction after the vehicle described by witnesses was located at his home.

Police say the girl was walking near her home on Tuesday when Wood allegedly pulled her into his pickup truck.

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