Amish Girls Kidnapping: Arrests Of Stephen Howells II, Nicola Vaisey In Connection With Abduction

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Police continue to search for two Amish girls after they went missing on Wednesday.

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the abduction of two Amish girls from northern New York

ABC News reports that Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicola Vaisey, 25, both of Hermon, New York were charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping, according to District Attorney Mary Rain.

The girls, seven-year-old Delila Miller and her 12-year-old sister Fannie Miller were abducted from their family's roadside farm Wednesday in St. Lawerence County.

They were subsequently found alive in the hamlet of Bigelow, after their captors apparently dropped them off.

NBC News quotes St. Lawrence County Sheriff Kevin Wells said earlier Friday that Delila and Fannie were in good health and were aiding the investigation.

CNYCentral, who had reporters at the scene of suspects' arrest, said that investigators targeted a home in Hermon that had two vehicles parked outside of it that matched the description of those possibly connected to the kidnapping.  

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