2-year-old boy taken from Giles County church found safe

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Posted at 7:12 PM, May 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-03 18:06:46-04

THE SUSPECT WAS NOT IDENTIFIED BUT OFFICIALS SAID THE PERSON WAS A FEMALE. — GILES COUNTY, Va. - State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse have canceled an AMBER Alert for a 2-year-old child that was abducted Sunday from a church.

The AMBER Alert was issued on behalf of Giles County Sheriff's Office for a 2-year-old who was abducted at 12 p.m., Sunday. Police previously said the child was believed to be in extreme danger.

The suspect was not identified but officials said the person was a female.

In a press conference on Monday at 1:45 p.m., officials said the boy is safe in the hands of the FBI and Virginia State Police.