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Multiple Suspects, Vehicles Sought After Missing Amish Girls Found Safe

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Update: Man and Woman Charged With Kidnapping Amish Girls in Northern NY

OSWEGATCHIE, N.Y. -- There are many unanswered questions Friday morning surrounding the disappearance of two Amish sisters in St. Lawrence County, but the big question of where are the girls has been answered -- the girls are OK after they were returned home last night around 9 p.m.

Police now turn to answering those questions and filling in what happened while the girls were missing for about 24 hours.

An Amber Alert for Delila Miller, 6, and Fannie Miller, 12 was issued Wednesday night after the girls went missing from the town of Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence County. The two sisters were presumed abducted and a search began for a four-door white sedan.

According to District Attorney Mary Rain, the girls somehow made it to a home in Richville, about 20 minutes from their home in Oswegatchie.

Authorities said the girls approached a house, and a resident took both girls in after they knocked at the door. The girls then asked to be taken to their home, and they were.

The girls were interviewed at their home by police, giving authorities many leads to go off, according to Rain.

Police are now looking for multiple vehicles, and for more than one suspect.

"We have a safe return of the two girls, but at the same time we have a lot of work to do. There's still been a crime committed here. These girls were taken away from their home. The detective sergeants, FBI and everybody else are still working very hard to come to a resolution on this," said St. Lawrence County Sheriff Kevin Wells.

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