Authorities have rescued a missing 15-year-old girl during a traffic stop in western Kansas.

Garden City Police Department Sgt. Lana Urteaga said in a news release that officers pulled over a vehicle at around 3 a.m. on Sunday.  Investigators determined that the teen in the passenger seat had been taken on December 23rd and held against her will, The Wichita Eagle reports.

A man booked into jail in the case has since been released.

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