Missing Brooklyn teen was held against her will by 41-year-old man, police say

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Missouri-- Alexis Boroviak, a teenager who went missing from her Brooklyn, Ohio, home in early November, was found safe in Missouri on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a release from Brooklyn Police Department, Boroviak was found around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afer police executed a search warrant at a home in Marthasville, Missouri.

Police found Boroviak and discovered that she was being held against her will by a 41-year-old man, according to police in St. Charles County Missouri. The man is being held in a Missouri jail and faces both federal and state charges.

Police say locating Boroviak was with help from the St. Charles County Police Department, Brooklyn Ohio Police Department, Warren County Sheriff’s Department, MO-ICAC Task Force, Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, and the FBI Child Exploitation Task Force.

Boroviak, 15, went missing from her parents' home at about 7:15 p.m. Nov. 8 when she was taking out the family dog.  In November, police said, “At this time, while her location is yet unknown, several pieces of credible information suggests that Alexis had made plans to run away. She had clearly informed friends and extended family members of her intention, but did not offer any solid information as to her intended destination,” Brooklyn Police Chief Scott Mielke said.

Several vigils have been held for Boroviak by her friends and family, and actor Nicolas Cage held her missing poster for a photo while filming a movie in Lorain County.

Just yesterday it was announced that Crime Stoppers was offering a $2,500 reward for information in the case.

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