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AMBER Alert canceled for 3-year-old, found safe

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Posted at 10:38 PM, Jun 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-15 05:52:12-04

FAIRFAX Co., Va. - Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse have canceled an AMBER Alert for a 3-year-old girl who was abducted out of Fairfax County Tuesday afternoon.

State police said Amelia Marianna Kraus was last seen at Tauxemont Road in Alexandria around 4:26 p.m. She was believed to be in extreme danger.

Amelia is described as a white female who has brown hair and blue eyes, is 3'2" tall and weighs 34 lb. She was last seen wearing a pink Boston Red Sox shirt, pink and grey tights, and a pair of white and pink UnderArmor shoes.

Authorities believe Amelia was abducted by Catherine Agnes Kraus. Catherine is described as a white female with blonde hair and brown eyes, is 5'10" tall and weighs 170 lb. She has shaved her head and is believed to be wearing a wig, the agency says.

Catherine may be driving either a white 2019 Subaru Sedan with Virginia plates EGLSWGS or a black 2010 Volkswagen SUV with Massachusetts tags WS5025.

Amelia Marianna Kraus AMBER Alert poster

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