Girl taken from TN elementary school now safe

Ashlynn Young and Amanda Young. (Source: TBI)
Ashlynn Young and Amanda Young. (Source: TBI)

LAWRENCE COUNTY, TN (WAFF) - A young girl who went missing Monday afternoon is safe now.

Lawrence County, Tenn. investigators teamed up with officials in Lucedale, Miss. and found Ashlynn Young before midnight on Monday.

Young was reportedly taken from her school yesterday by her mother, who isn't legally allowed to have her.

Amanda Young is in the George County, Miss. jail awaiting extradition back to Tenn., where she'll face custodial interference charges.

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