NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — After a Northumberland woman went missing last week, Virginia authorities announced Sunday morning a man has been arrested as part of the investigation.
According to the Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office, 50-year-old Tyrone N. Samuel of Heathsville was arrested on Saturday, Jan. 15 and charged in connection with the abduction of Ahrea’l Smith.
However, Northumberland County authorities say they are still searching for Smith.
Smith was reportedly getting ready to leave work at the Little Sue Store in Claraville around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12 when she left view of a security camera and was never seen again. Her car was found still running outside the business by her coworkers the next morning.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Northumberland County Sheriff’s Office at 804-580-5221.