HARTFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- Authorities have located a missing 13-year-old Florida girl and arrested the man she was found with.
The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Polk County, Fla. authorities on Thursday about the girl. Her name is not being released.
She was last seen on Tuesday and was thought to be with Aurelio Hernandez-Gomez. Polk County authorities had received information that the two may be in a Hartford Township residence.
Deputies went to the home with Covert Township and Pokagon Tribal police. They found the girl and Hernandez-Gomez upon arrival.
During the investigation it was discovered that he had sexually assaulted the 13-year-old. Deputies also reported that Hernandez-Gomez told them he entered the United States illegally and had come from Chiapas, Mexico. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was contacted.