(WINTERS, TX)– A 4-year-old girl will soon be reunited with her legal guardian after she was rescued by police during a traffic stop.
The child was located on Thursday, Oct. 27, after Winters police officers noticed a driver speeding down state Highway 153.
Authorities conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and found that the driver had a warrant for a kidnapping charge from Oklahoma.
Officials say the suspect is the child’s biological father, who fled with her in July against an emergency order.
The child is said to be in good health and will stay in the custody of protective services until her guardian can pick her up.
“Tonight, God had a plan and put WPD in the right place, at the right time, allowing us to reunite a family,” the department wrote on Facebook.