UPDATE: Missing Nashville 16-year-old teen found safe in Pennsylvania


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — UPDATE: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a missing 16-year-old who was allegedly kidnapped by her boyfriend is safe.

Maricsa Beltran-Lopez has been recovered in Philadelphia, PA, according to a Facebook post.

German Rodriguez Top, her boyfriend, is in custody.


A Nashville teenager kidnapped by an ex-boyfriend have been spotted in the Tri-Cities area, Nashville police reported.

Maricsa Beltran-Lopez, 16, was spotted at Comfort Inn and Suites South at 4624 Fairlane Drive in Kingsport, the report said, with German Rodrizuezz, 19.

The pair are believed to be traveling in a 2000 Honda Civic with Tennessee license plate WO789X.

Police said Lopez was speaking with her family by cell phone Thursday night when the call was abruptly ended. The couple share a child and the suspect reportedly picked up Lopez at McGavock High School Thursday afternoon, the report said.

A Tennessee State Trooper went to the Kingsport motel but the couple had already left the business.

Warrants have been secured for Rodriguezz's arrest on kidnapping, the agency reported.

Anyone who has spotted the car or the couple can call 911 or (615) 862-8600.

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