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Houston Co toddler found safe, father in custody

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HOUSTON COUNTY, Tenn. (FOX13) -

A statewide Amber Alert for Tennessee for a 2-year-old toddler from Houston County Wednesday morning has been canceled after the child was recovered and the suspect father was taken into custody.

MORE: TN Amber Alert issued for Houston Co toddler

Cael Whitehead was recovered safely Wednesday afternoon, more than 150 miles from his home in Houston County northwest of Nashville.

Sheriff's officials said three truck drivers who knew about the Amber Alert spotted Whitehead's car traveling on Interstate 24 in Marion County, northwest of Chattanooga.

Authorities said the truckers were able to box in the car and force it to stop.

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