Business is booming at Mini’s Cupcakes in Salt Lake City thanks to owner Leslie Fiet’s new-found hero status.
Around 5 p.m. on February 4, Fiet was working in her bakery’s kitchen when an Amber Alert flashed on her cell phone: A black SUV had been stolen with a 2-year-old girl named Bella sleeping in the back seat.
Fiet remembered seeing a black SUV parked outside her shop. She had assumed its owner was shopping at a store next door.
“After I got the message I looked out my door and saw the SUV but there was no license plate on the front,” Fiet told ABC News. “I went to the other side and saw the license plate and thought, ‘Oh, my hell.’”
Sure enough, Fiet spotted a crying little girl in the vehicle.
“My initial thought was to call 911 but then I looked closer and saw Bella was in a tremendous amount of stress, hyperventilating and crying,” Fiet said. “I just dropped my phone and ran out the door.”
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