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Missing Metro East girl found in Florida

By AP/KWMU

Miami – Authorities in Florida have arrested a man they say was found with a missing 15-year-old girl from Shiloh, Ill.

The FBI said 49-year-old Heriberto Torres-Rodriguez was arrested Friday morning in Opa-Locka, Fla.

The Illinois girl was found with him. Details have not been released.

An Amber Alert was issued for the teen Thursday. Authorities say she was last seen at her high school in Belleville on Tuesday with Torres-Rodriguez.

Authorities say he drove to Illinois on Monday, picked her up and returned to Miami with her.

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