Man Found In Car with Missing Teen: Police

Monday, May 13, 2013  |  Updated 3:02 PM EDT
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Man Found In Car with Missing Teen: Police

Hartford Police

Hartford police have arrested Andre Nelson, a Bloomfield man they said was smoking marijuana in a car with a missing girl.

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Hartford police have arrested a 36-year-old Bloomfield man after he was found with a missing 13-year-old Bloomfield man, police said.

Hartford police were patrolling Keney Park on Tower Avenue around 7:30 a.m. on Sunday and found Andre Nelson, 36, of Bloomfield smoking marijuana in a car with a girl who disappeared from West Hartford two weeks ago, police said.

Police said the girl didn't appear to be injured, but she was taken to St. Francis Hospital to be evaluated and then into custody of the state Department of Children and Families.

Nelson was charged with risk of injury and possession of a controlled substance.

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