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NEW INFORMATION: Runaway Eau Claire teenager found, arrested in New Mexico

DENVER, Colo. (WEAU) -- Investigators found and arrested a runaway teenager from Eau Claire early Saturday morning.

Breanne Gomez, 15, of Eau Claire had been missing since December 23. KUSA-TV in Denver, CO reports that officers found a stolen minivan in Raton, New Mexico and arrested four people inside. Officers in Washington and Colorado chased after a stolen vehicle on December 26. Gomez and three men were inside. They're accused of abandoning that vehicle, then stealing a minivan.

Gomez's medication was found in the abandoned vehicle. She's an insulin-dependent diabetic. Police alerted reporters last week because they were concerned for her safety.


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