Brother, sister charged with kidnapping Caldwell County teen that set off Amber Alert

Brother, sister charged with kidnapping Caldwell County teen that set off Amber Alert
Austin Setzer and Autumn Setzer (Source: Caldwell County Jail)

CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Two people were arrested after an Amber Alert was issued for a missing 14-year-old girl in Caldwell County.

Austin Ryan Setzer and Autumn Bryce Setzer have been charged with first-degree kidnapping and breaking and entering.

The Amber Alert was canceled less than an hour after it was issued Tuesday evening.

The 14-year-old girl was found safe and in “good condition” in Lenoir, according to deputies.

According to deputies, Autumn Setzer was an accomplice in the kidnapping. Austin Setzer was arrested under a $250,000 bond. Autumn Setzer has a $100,000 bond.

Anyone with information regarding this abduction should call the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office immediately at 828-757-1400 or call 911.

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