SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) _ Samantha Quimby's mother told the Morning Sentinel that her daughter was found at about 5:00 pm Tuesday inside a vehicle that had been pulled over by police in Norridgewock.
The Somerset County Sheriff's Department confirmed that they found Samantha but did not immediately provide additional details.
The girl's mother, Laura Evers, said the Department of Health and Human Services will take custody of her daughter.
Samantha was reported missing Oct. 25 after she ran away from a foster home.
Police said the girl was under a protection from abuse order issued to protect her from a relative.
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