A Bristol teen is safe. A man is now in custody. 17-year-old Grace Galliher left her home Tuesday.
Officials say she was with 52-year-old Richard Tester. Investigators say they were last seen at a hotel in Virginia.
The FBI tweeted this morning that Tester was arrested on a kidnapping warrant. Officials say they actually got a tip from a motorist who spotted the vehicle this morning.
Your tips worked! An alert motorist spotted the suspect’s vehicle about 8:30 this morning and called Bristol, TN Police, who located the SUV and conducted a traffic stop. Tester was arrested on the state kidnapping warrant. Teenager recovered safely.
— FBI Knoxville (@FBIKnoxville) July 26, 2018
An endangered child alert has been issued for a teen from Bristol Tennessee. They say 17-year-old Grace Galliher left home with a 52-year-old man.
She’s believed to be with Richard Tester. Police say Tester’s 5’9 wears glasses. Officials believe they’re traveling in a black Chevy Trail Blazer.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact police.