4-year-old FL girl found in Memphis to be reunited with family - WSMV News 4

4-year-old FL girl found in Memphis to be reunited with family

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Police officers in Memphis color with Rebecca Lewis, who was reported missing in Florida on Saturday. (Source: Memphis PD) Police officers in Memphis color with Rebecca Lewis, who was reported missing in Florida on Saturday. (Source: Memphis PD)
MEMPHIS, TN (WSMV) -

Four-year-old Rebecca Lewis will be reunited with her family on Tuesday after being found safe in Memphis.

Rebecca will meet with her family at the airport in Lakeland, FL, sometime between 2 and 2:30 p.m.

She was reported missing in Polk County, FL, on Saturday morning after her sister realized she was missing from her bed.

Law enforcement officials said an employee at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis recognized the car that Rebecca's accused kidnapper, West Wild Hogs, was driving near the hospital near I-240.

According to the Memphis Police Department, Hogs was taken into custody and Rebecca was taken to the Appling Farms Station.

Officials kept Rebecca entertained through arts and crafts on Monday night.

"Our number one concern was making sure this little girl was unharmed and made it home safely," said the Memphis Police Department on Facebook.

Before she was found, police reported sightings of Rebecca and Hogs in Georgia, East Tennessee and even Nashville.

Florida officials credit the power of the media, social media and the Amber Alert system to the success of finding Rebecca safe.

Hogs is still being held at the Shelby County jail. His first court appearance is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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