LATEST: Glenn Harper, accused kidnapper, has waived extradition

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UPDATE: (4/5 12:05pm) – Glenn Harper has waived extradition, clearing the way for Harper to be sent back to Kentucky where he will face charges. Harper appeared via video before a Baldwin County judge on Friday.

UPDATE: Amber Alert suspect Glenn Harper has been booked into the Baldwin County jail. 

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) The family of a missing Kentucky teenager will arive in Baldwin County Thursday morning, hours after she was found safe by U.S. Marshals at a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Orange Beach.

Lauryn Sizemore, 16, disappeared from Dawson Springs, KY on Saturday. She was found with her step-grandfather, Glenn Harper, 56, more than 570 miles from her home.

“About 15 minutes ago I received a phonecall. Glenn Harper and Lauryn Sizemore are in custody,”  Dawson Springs Police Chief Mike Opalek told a crowd at a prayer vigil on Wednesday.

A lieutenant with the Orange Beach, Alabama Police Department confirms Harper’s cellphone led them to the Walmart.

News 5’s Katarina Luketich is reporting from the Orange Beach Police Department. Watch News 5 This Morning.

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