• West Virginia Amber Alert: Search for missing 4-year-old continues as vehicle spotted in Arizona

    By: WPXI.com

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    FAIRMONT, W.Va. -

    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children reports that the vehicle believed to be involved in an Amber Alert out of Fairmont, West Virginia, was spotted on Interstate 40 near Holbrook, Arizona, on July 17.

    It's unclear what direction the gold 2001 Subaru Forester was headed.

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    The news came one day after West Virginia State Police issued an Amber Alert for Gracelynn June Scritchfield, 4. Police said she was last seen in Fairmont on July 6 and is believed to be in extreme danger.

    Police said she was most likely abducted by her biological father, 26-year-old Arlie Edward Hetrick III. He's described as Caucasian with brown hair and blue eyes. He weighs about 140 pounds and stands 5-feet, 9 inches tall, authorities said.

    Scritchfield is described as Caucasian with brown-blonde hair and blue eyes. She weighs about 35 pounds and stands 3 feet tall, police said.

    Authorities said she was last seen wearing summer clothes, but they did not have a description of her clothing.

    Police said she and her biological father may be traveling in a gold 2001 Subaru Forester with West Virginia license plate 1TH163.

    If you have any information on her whereabouts, you're asked to call 911 immediately.

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