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Amber Alert canceled for missing 1-year-old boy from Orlando; child found safe

Posted at 8:49 PM, May 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 04:56:53-04

ORLANDO, Fla — An Ambert Alert issued for Sunday night for a missing 1-year-old has been canceled after the child was found safe.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office said Marcus Lyles was in a vehicle with his father's girlfriend, 20-year-old Kira Fae Lawson when she drove off with him just before midnight on Saturday.

The sheriff's office said the case was being investigated as an abduction. The child and Lawson were found after someone called in a tip after they saw the Amber Alert, authorities said.

Lawson is in custody and the sheriff's office said the investigation is ongoing.