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Missing 13-year-old Victorville girl found

October 26, 2010 | 12:03 pm

A 13-year old girl from Victorville has been found in Las Vegas with the 22-year-old man she took off with, authorities said Tuesday.

Miranda Hemphill was reported missing Sunday night as a possible runaway and was believed to have left with Ivan Lopez of Lennox, who was wanted on a 2009 felony warrant on a charge of a sex crime against a minor, said Jodi Miller, a spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

Lopez and Miranda were found together in a car on Las Vegas Boulevard, where Lopez was arrested, authorities said.

The two met on the Internet, officials said.

An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department for information on the girl's whereabouts.

-- Stephen Ceasar

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