A 14-year-old boy was arrested early Thursday morning after a 7-year-old neighbor was found beaten in the woods near her Puyallup apartment.

Puyallup Police responded to the Glenbrooke Apartments after the girl s family reported her missing Wednesday night. Police found her in the woods and described her as being in pretty bad shape.

The girl was taken to the hospital. Her official condition was not immediately released.

Police have not given a possible motive for the assault.

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