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Tennessee teacher, missing girl found in California

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(WWSB) -- Tennessee school teacher Tad Cummins has been found and arrested in Northern California after allegedly kidnapping student Elizabeth Thomas.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted Thursday that teacher Tad Cummins had been taken into custody. The agency said it would provide more details in a press conference later.

Elizabeth Thomas disappeared from her home near Columbia on March 13. Columbia is about 45 miles south of Nashville.

Court papers filed recently in the girl's disappearance say she was afraid of the teacher and thought she would face repercussions at school if she resisted him.