The 14-year-old youth who was reported missing from Eskasoni on August 13 has been located by police and is safe.
At approximately 11:30 pm last night, the RCMP Air Services reported a fire in an isolated location in the Canoe Lake area.
RCMP officers on the ground made their way to this area and at 1 a.m. where they located the missing girl and the man she was believed to be with.
Both were taken into police custody without incident and transported out of the wooded area.
The youth has been released, the man remains in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
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