Columbus AMBER Alert canceled after 4-month-old, SUV found

COLUMBUS — UPDATE @ 12:10 p.m.:

The 4-month-old and SUV stolen from a child care center this morning have been found at Hildreth and Ohio avenues, according to authorities.

Columbus police said the child was found safe and is being taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital as a precaution.

INITIAL REPORT:

A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for an abducted 4-month-old boy from the Columbus-area.

Police are looking for a 2008 maroon Acura MDX, with a license plate of JBF 7637, which was stolen just before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday

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The boy was identified as Alpha Kamara, who police described as Black, 19 inches tall, 20 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a maroon long-sleeved shirt that said “My Little Cutie” and navy colored pants.

If you spot the vehicle or Kamara, you’re urged to contact 911 immediately.

The alert was issued after the SUV was stolen from the Kinder Care Learning Center on Tamarack Circle in Columbus Tuesday morning. Authorities said the vehicle was left unattended and was stolen with Kamara inside.

We’ll update this story as we learn more.