Police: Lancaster, S.C. 3-year-old reported missing found in Va.

She was reported missing Friday morning.
Zoya Meredith
Zoya Meredith(Lancaster County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 12:50 PM EDT
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LANCASTER, S.C. (WBTV) - Lancaster police have ended their search for 3-year-old Zoya Meredith.

She was reported missing Aug. 12 after her caregiver told police the child’s biological mother, Cherrica Nichole “Nikki” Meredith, entered the home, assaulted the caregiver, and took Zoya.

She was found around 2 a.m. in Fairfax, Virginia.

Police say Zoya was safe.

Nikki will be extradited back to South Carolina and is facing “numerous” charges, according to police.

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