Missing Canadian found in Oregon; suspect arrested

A 13-year-old girl who has been missing from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada for more than a week has been found in Oregon and the man accused of kidnapping is being held in jail, authorities said Monday.

FBI agents helped arrest 41-year-old Noah Madrano on Saturday, accused of luring the girl from Canada to the United States, according to an email from the FBI’s Portland media office. The girl from the Canadian city of Edmonton was found in Oregon City, Oregon. Madrano was being held on state charges, according to the email.

Madrano was in Clackamas County Jail on charges of rape, sexual abuse and kidnapping, according to jail records. The records did not indicate whether he had an attorney who could speak on his behalf.

Oregon City Police spokesman Matt Paschall said Madrano was being held without bond and was due for arraignment on Tuesday.

The Edmonton Police Department said in a statement that the girl went missing on June 24. the statement said.

The girl was taken to a local children’s hospital for a preventive examination, the statement said. Her family was notified on Saturday morning and arrangements were made to bring her back to her family, the statement said.

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Sandy A. Greer