Amber Alert cancelled after girl found safe; woman in custody

An Amber Alert has been issued by Ottawa Police for nine-month-old female Magnolia (Maggie) Knox. The suspect is her 39-year-old mother Sherma Knox. They were last seen at 12:08 p.m. in the area of Lebreton St. North and Booth St. in Ottawa.

OTTAWA — A nine-month-old girl who was at the centre of an Amber Alert has been found safe.

Ottawa police say the girl's 39-year-old mother is in custody.

They say the Gatineau police helped with the investigation, which is ongoing.

Police had said the girl was last seen at around noon, being carried away in her mother's arms.

The Canadian Press