Missing North Carolina teenager found in Georgia after more than a year, suspect in custody

The 17-year-old had been missing since May 23, 2016.

The teenager had been missing since May 23, 2016, and was found this weekend at a home in Duluth, Georgia, more than 200 miles away from her hometown, the FBI said Sunday.

Michael Ren Wysolovski, 31, was taken into custody in Georgia and is "facing a number of state charges," the FBI said. The Bureau added that additional charges could be forthcoming.

Wysolovski has been charged with four felonies: aggravated sodomy, cruelty to children – deprivation in the first degree, interference with custody, and false imprisonment.

The teen, who authorities say has been reunited with her parents, had allegedly met Wysolovski online, her parents told ABC affiliate WSOC in Charlotte.

The girl's parents said Wysolovski allegedly drove the teenager to his Georgia home. While in Georgia, the missing girl spoke to a woman online and told the woman she was missing; that woman allegedly contacted the teen's parents Friday night, which led to her rescue, her parents told WSOC.

Once authorities had received the tip about the girl's whereabouts, they acted quickly, her parents told WSOC.

“We got the first message at 8:09 (p.m.) and then by 12:32 (a.m.), they had her,” her mother told WSOC.

Wysolovski appeared in court this afternoon and has not yet entered a plea. Wysolovski's attorney declined to comment about the case at this time.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 7.

The FBI said its agents in Charlotte and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are continuing to investigate and will work with the FBI in Atlanta and the Gwinnett County Police Department.

ABC News' Brandon Baur, Chris Donato and Ben Stein contributed to this report.

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