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UPDATE: Minneapolis police say missing child taken with SUV found safe

The two-year-old was located within an hour of the vehicle theft, and St. Paul officers later arrested the suspect and turned him over to Minneapolis police.
Credit: Minneapolis Police Department

MINNEAPOLIS — UPDATE: Minneapolis Police say they've located two-year-old Raylene Childs unharmed and safe.

Officials issued an Amber Alert Sunday night after say an with a child inside was stolen from the Rusty Taco on Hennepin Avenue Sunday night in Minneapolis.

According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension BCA), the vehicle – a beige 2003 Honda Pilot with license plates FWH-585 – with a two-year-old girl inside was taken around 8:40 p.m.

The BCA described Raylene as 3-feet tall and 45 pounds with black curly hair and pigtails. She was wearing a pink and yellow jacket, black stretch pants and pink shoes.

Police announced within an hour of the car theft that the child had been located in Minneapolis, and was safe. St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders says dispatchers in that city received a number of 911 calls around 10:30 p.m. reporting the truck had been spotted on the 1300 block of Prosperity Avenue. Responding squads located the Honda Pilot and a 33-year-old suspect, who was turned over to Minneapolis police. Two other men were identified and questioned, but subsequently released. 

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