Runaway Juvenile Located



Update: 10/6/14 -7:57 a.m.

Swatara Police have located the juvenile and she has been placed in protective custody. Edwin Antonio Vargas, Jr. has also been located and taken into custody on charges stemming from this incident as well as his outstanding warrant. Anyone with additional information that would assist the Swatara Township Police with the further investigation of this case is asked to contact Swatara Township Police at 717-564-2550 or leave a tip at 


Swatara Township Police believe the juvenile may be with an adult male named Edwin Antonio Vargas, Jr. H/M/32, last know address, 9 S. 16th Street, Hbg. Vargas knows the juvenile through a family relationship. Swatara Township Detectives would like to speak to Vargas about this incident. Vargas has a capias warrant for his arrest out of Dauphin County Adult Probation. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of (juvenile's name redacted) or Edwin Vargas, Jr. are asked to contact Swatara Police at 717-564-2550 or leave a tip at

On 10/4/14, at 6:45 p.m. twelve year old (juvenile's name redacted) ran away from her home in the 5000 Block of Stacey Drive East, in Swatara Twp.  She left a note and stated that she would be home in a "couple of days". Detectives from Swatara PD ascertained that she was picked up by a Capital City Cab at her house and was dropped off in the 400 block of East Market Street in York, PA. The cab driver stated that she was in the company of a hispanic female, 35-40 years old, medium build. Swatara Police are working with York City Police to locate the Juvenile. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of (juvenile's name redacted) are asked to contact Swatara Police at 717-564-2550 or leave a tip at

Sunday, October 5, 2014 (All day)

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