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A Florida man was arrested after sexually explicit videos of a teenage girl reported missing almost a year ago were discovered online, police said.
Christopher Johnson, 30, was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with lewd and lascivious battery of a child younger than 16. The girl, who was 15 years old at the time she went missing in December 2018, was in the car at the time Johnson was arrested.
The victim left her home in Sunrise, about 10 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale, at around 3 a.m. last December, according to a Davie Police Department arrest affidavit.
Police said the girl was seen two months later at a convenience store in Davie with two men, one of whom was recently identified as Johnson. When authorities initially received the tip in February about the missing girl, she was seen on store surveillance video covering her face and immediately leaving after the clerk recognized her, police said.