UPDATE: Wanted Man and Missing Teen Found

By: News Email
By: News Email

UPDATE: 10/11/13

A Parkersburg man wanted by police is found with a reported missing teen.

The Parkersburg Police Department says Joseph Eklund and Megan Ellison have both been found in Virginia Beach.

They say Eklund has been arrested in Virginia Beach and is facing shoplifting charges.

Eklund was wanted out of Parkersburg for grand larceny and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Police say 16-year-old Megan Ellison was with Eklund.

She was reported missing since September 10.

Detectives say Eklund left town in his grandmother's car, taking Ellison with him.

Police say the girl is also in custody in Virginia and her parents are working to arrange her return.

Eklund was listed as warrant of the week on September 18.

Authorities say Eklund will be extradited back to West Virginia, following a court appearance in Virginia.

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Parkersburg Police say at 16-year-old Parkersburg girl is missing. Authorities and family are looking for Megan Ellison.

Megan was last seen at her Parkersburg home on September 10.

Megan is described as 5’4 inches tall and 115 lbs., with blonde hair with black color underneath and blue eyes.

Police say Megan has a serious medical condition and in need of medications.

If you have any information call 304-424-8444 or leave a tip at www.parkersburgpolice.com


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