'Run away' Chittenden teen found

Cory J. Munger, 17, arrested

— Vermont State Police said a missing 15-year-old girl from Chittenden was found. Alexandra “Alex” Papineau had been missing since Nov. 27. She disappeared from her family’s home during the early morning.

Papineau was located at a residence on Forrest Street in the City of Rutland. She was found unharmed and hiding in a basement.

During the investigation, it was found Cory J. Munger, 17, of Rutland was harboring Papineau on Forrest Street.

Police allege that Munger had provided false and misleading statements to investigators about his knowledge of Papineau's whereabouts. He was arrested, processed at the Rutland barracks and cited for the charges of unlawful restraint in the second degree and false information to a police officer.

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