Correction: A previous version of this story stated French was found in Midwest City, this has since been corrected.
Update 4/4, 9:30 p.m. – The Poteau Police Department says the 15-year-old girl was located at a hotel in town around 6 p.m.
Around 7 p.m., the suspect – now identified as 24-year-old Vincent Alexander Mink of Bokoshe – was located a short distance away from the hotel and was arrested on outstanding warrants out of Tulsa County for Using Technology to Engage in Sexual Communication with a Minor and Indecent Exposure to a Child (Lewd or Indecent Proposal).
Update 4/4, 6:30 p.m. – The Amber Alert has been canceled for 15-year-old Lauren French.
MULDROW, Okla. (KFOR) – The Muldrow High School campus police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing teen girl with the cognitive skills of a 6-or-7-year-old.
Lauren French, 15, was last seen leaving Muldrow High School with an unknown white male, brown hair, brown beard in a 2010 black Mazda 3, unknown tag number.
French was last seen wearing a camo jacket with purple pants.
Authorities say she has the cognitive skills of a 6-or-7-year-old and it is believed she has been communicating online with an unknown male.
French’s location was last tracked to Bokoshe.
If you see Lauren French or know of her whereabouts at this time, contact 911 immediately.