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5-Year-Old Girl Who Went Missing Found Safe, Virginia State Police Say

Update: Virginia State Police say the girl has been found safe.

A 5-year-old girl was taken by her father in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, and could be in danger, police say.

Gonzalo "Danny" Ira Lago took his daughter, Scarlett Kathleen Belle Lago Sunday evening, Virginia State Police said. The pair may be traveling in a GMC flatbed truck with a tool box/push-bumper lift kit, police said. 

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Scarlett Lago has blue eyes, blond hair and a scab on the tip of her nose. Police said she is 3 feet 4 inches and weighs 44 pounds. She was last seen wearing a pink dress with no shoes.

Danny Largo has black hair and hazel eyes and is 5 feet 6 inches and 170 pounds. He was wearing a red shirt with writing on it, blue jeans and slip-on shoes, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information about where they are to call 911.

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