UPDATE: North Carolina man officially charged with abducting SW Virginia teen

Michael Charles Newman (BCSO)

A Southwest Virginia teenager is back with her family and the man accused with abducting her has a warrant for his arrest.

Michael Charles Newman, 21, of Gibsonville, North Carolina, is being held in Pikeville, Kentucky- the location where police caught the suspect with a 15-year-old girl from Grundy.

Newman is officially charged with one count of abduction, according to Buchanan County Sheriff Ray Foster, and is awaiting extradition back to Virginia.

Investigators said earlier in the week that the two had met each other on Facebook and then Newman abducted the girl.

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