North Yorkshire Police have continued their enquiries into the case involving a missing 15-year-old girl from Vietnam, Linh Thi Dieu Le.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with child abduction and facilitating a breach of immigration laws. He is due to appear at York Magistrates Court today (12 August).
Seven other people who were arrested in connection with the case have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.
As part of the investigation, warrants have since been executed in the Staffordshire area and a further two people – a man and a woman – have been arrested. They remain in police custody.
Police are still actively searching for Linh Le and are appealing for any information that could help find her.
It is believed that she could be anywhere in the country.
If you think you might have seen Linh Le, or have any information on her whereabouts, please contact police on 101 quoting North Yorkshire Police reference number 12190144430.
If you have an immediate sighting of her, please dial 999.Last modified: August 12, 2019