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Schoharie County teen missing since March found hiding in wall

July 31, 2018 06:33 PM

A Schoharie County teen missing since March has been found hiding in a small compartment in a wall in a Preston Hollow home. Police say she was there willingly.

They say 17-year-old Amanda Putorti was being helped by people to stop her from being found.

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Jeremy Schaefer, 38, John Winnie, 34, Nicole Briggs, 37, and a 17-year-old boy were all arrested, charged with child endangerment and obstruction of governmental administration. NewsChannel 13 has learned Winnie is a registered sex offender.

It's unclear why Putorti didn't want to be found.

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