This afternoon, 11-year-old Alexis Cartwright and her abductor were located in Manning, S.C. at the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy. Both were taken into custody by members of the Manning Police Department without incident. Alexis was reported to be in good condition.
The State Law Enforcement Division earlier today issued an endangered missing child alert for Alexis Cartwright, who was allegedly taken from a childrens hospital by her father Lemuel Cartright on January 3, 2010. Today, investigators thought the Cartwrights might have been in Georgetown, S.C.
The New Kent Sheriff’s Office in Virginia has felony warrants on file for Mr. Lemuel R. Cartwright charging him with Abduction and Child Neglect. Lemuel Cartwright will be held on a federal warrant and is scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday.