Authorities are reporting a 14-year old Mountain Home girl who was reported missing over a month ago has been found in rural Marion County, and the man authorities tagged as a suspect in her disappearance has been arrested.

Law enforcement officers located Sara Gilpin, age 14, around 8 p.m. Wednesday evening in rural Marion County.

Issac James Melder, age 40, of rural Yellville has been arrested. Authorities say on May 12, Gilpin was reported missing, and at that time, authorities said it was possible the girl was with Melder.

Melder is currently being held in Baxter County on charges of interference with custody along with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Authorities say more details about the case will be released at later date.

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