AMBER ALERT: CANCELED! Missing 5 year old in MO found safe
The Amber Alert for a missing 5-year old in Missouri has been canceled. The FBI in St. Louis tells FOX13's Matt Gerien the girl was found safe and a suspect is in custody. Authorities say Abigail Berthoff and 45 year old Jeffrey D. Shelton were found in Butler County, MO. There is no word on charges in the case.
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FOX4 in Kansas City is reporting that an Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 5 year old girl.
Abigail Berthoff is described as a bi-racial girl with black hair and brown eyes.
She is suspected to be with Jeffrey D. Shelton, a registered sex offender. He is believed to be driving a silver 2001 Nissan Pathfinder with Missouri license PJ8Z5M.
It is believed she was taken between 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night and 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning per authorities.
If you see Berthoff or Shelton, contact 911 immediately or call the Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Police Department at (573) 785-5776.