UPDATE: West Virginia teen found safe; Suspects arrested

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A missing 14-year-old girl from West Virginia who was believed to be in danger and traveling with two men, including a convicted sex offender, has been found safe.

Nicole Hall was found safe on Thursday evening, after she went missing Monday.

According to Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, the two men police believed Hall was with were both arrested on Thursday night.

Charles Krafft, 21, and Christopher Rider, 27, were taken into custody in the Neola area of Greenbrier County.

Police had said that Rider is a parole absconder and a convicted sex offender in West Virginia, and was also believed to be armed and considered him to be dangerous. Because of this, police believed Hall was in danger.

Hall was located with Krafft and Rider.


An AMBER Alert was issued for a missing 14-year-old believe to be in the company of a convicted sex offender, according to the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department.

Nicole Hall, 14, was last seen the morning of Monday, December 18, 2017.

She is believe to be with Christopher Rider, 27, and Charles Krafft, 21.

“Christopher Rider is a parole absconder and convicted sex offender in the State of West Virginia. Christopher Rider is believed to be armed and dangerous,” a sheriff’s office spokesperson said. “This information leads law enforcement to believe that Nicole Hall may be in danger. Arrest warrants have been obtained for Christopher Rider.”

Anyone with information was asked to call Sgt. Gary Workman of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department at 304-647-7911.