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Missing girl from New Kent hospital found in S.C.

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RICHMOND (WWBT) - Alexis Cartwright has been found and is safe.  She is being checked out at a hospital. according to the Manning Police Department in South Carolina.

The 11-year-old girl had been last seen Sunday at the Cumberland Children's Hospital in New Kent County.

Her father, Lemuel Cartwright is under arrest.  He was arrested without incident.  Virginia State Police put out an alert Monday requesting help her after they allege she was taken from a hospital by her father without permission.

An alert citizen recognized him in a CVS Pharmacy today and called the Manning Police Department. He tried to use his debit card to purchase a prescription.

Authorities believe they were staying in a motel in Summerton, S.C.

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