Sheriff: Boyfriend charged after missing pregnant York Co. teen found safe

Sheriff: Missing pregnant York teen found safe

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — Authorities in York County said the boyfriend of a pregnant teenager who was found safe days after going missing has been charged in her disappearance.

Sixteen-year-old Madison "Maddie" Faith Knauff's boyfriend, 19-year-old Dustin Pope, was arrested Thursday and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and harboring a runaway from the Department of Juvenile Justice.

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(Dustin Pope)

The York County Sheriff's Office released a missing persons report Wednesday for Knauff.

The sheriff tweeted Wednesday night that she was found safe.

Knauff was last seen June 15 at the Village Station Apartments on India Hook Road in Rock Hill before she was located.

Officials said Knauff is seven months pregnant and missed her doctor's appointment Tuesday.