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Toddler Abducted From Virginia Found Safe

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Update (May 3, 2021, 12:35 p.m. ET): The suspect is a woman, not a man, police said in an update Monday morning.

A woman abducted a boy from a Virginia community and the missing child was believed to be in “extreme danger,” state police said in an Amber Alert Monday.

The Amber Alert was canceled just before 2:30 p.m. after the child was found safe, Virginia State Police said.

The suspect has not been identified. More details about the abduction were not immediately available.

State Police is asking anyone with tips in the case to call 540-696-6013. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story. 

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