A 9-year-old girl was abducted by her sister from a Westminster home on Tuesday, authorities say, resulting in an Amber alert.
The child, Savannah Rosetta Nicole Heaton, was with her aunt, who has court-ordered custody, at a home in Shamrock Circle when she was taken by her sister, Magen Ashley Wallen, according to the county sheriff’s office. by Carroll.
The 33-year-old was driving a tan Chevrolet Tahoe. The tags on the car are from Maryland and the license plate number is 9DM4538.
Heaton was found safe in Edgemere and Wallen was taken into custody. It’s unclear what charges she might face.
Authorities issued the Amber Alert around 8 p.m. and canceled it less than an hour later.
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