CRIME
02/28/2016 02:45 pm ET Updated Feb 28, 2016

Girl Abducted From Montana Park Found Alive; Suspect In Custody: UPDATED

Maci Madelyn Lilley, 5, was found a few miles outside the Fort Peck Indian Reservation two days after she went missing.
Maci Madelyn Lilley, who turned 5 on Sunday, had been missing since Friday night.
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Maci Madelyn Lilley, who turned 5 on Sunday, had been missing since Friday night.

A 5-year-old girl who was abducted from a Montana park has been found alive two days after she was reported missing, authorities announced Sunday.

Maci Madelyn Lilley was recovered a few miles outside of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Wolf Point, where she was seen being taken by a man around 9:30 p.m. Friday, the Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office said. 

"Preliminary observations indicate she is in good health, but she is being evaluated by medical personnel to be sure," Sheriff Jason Frederick said in a statement. "Maci's family has been notified and she will be rejoined with them soon."

Suspect John Lieba, 20, in a picture posted to his Facebook page in 2011.
Roosevelt Sheriff's Department
Suspect John Lieba, 20, in a picture posted to his Facebook page in 2011.

Maci's recovery comes the day of her fifth birthday and after the arrest of 20-year-old suspect John Lieba.

Sheriff's office spokesman Lee Allmer told NBC Montana that Liebra was found in a vehicle Saturday after authorities went door to door searching for him.

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