Child Who Was Abducted Located in Marion, Suspect in Custody

The suspect in connection to an abduction Friday in Wayne County was picked up by police in Mt. Vernon. On Friday around 10 p.m. Mt. Vernon Police received a citizen’s report indicating the vehicle wanted in connection to a Wayne County AMBER Alert may be in the area of Potomac Drive. Officers responded and began searching for the vehicle, which was located in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn. The officers found the suspect, 59-year-old Teresa Hill and 9-year-old Alli Matthews, who was unharmed. Officers contacted the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and arrested Hill. She was later transported back to Wayne County Matthews was taken into protective custody and released to family in Wayne County.

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