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Mass. Baby Found Safe In Va. After Amber Alert

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Update at 3:45 p.m.: The AMBER Alert has been cancelled.

Authorities say the child is safe after they arrested her mother, Cheryl Kozaczek, in Virginia.

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Massachusetts State Police have issued an AMBER Alert for a 3-month-old Westfield girl authorities believe was abducted by her mother, who does not have legal custody.

Gaebria Kozaczek (Mass. State Police)
Gaebria Kozaczek (Mass. State Police)

Police say 28-year-old Cheryl Kozaczek left her home at about 1 a.m. Wednesday with 3-month-old Gaebria Kozaczek.

Preliminary information indicates there may be reason to fear for the child's safety.

They are believed to be in a gray 2004 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck with the Massachusetts license plate 85Z H15.

Cheryl Kozaczek is described as white, about 5-feet-4, about 115 pounds, with long brown hair with blond highlights. She was last seen wearing a lightweight tan sport coat, black jeans and black Army boots.

The infant, Gaebria, has a full head of brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing pink and black striped tights with what was described as a pink night shirt.

Anyone who sees the mother, child or pickup truck is urged to immediately call 911 or State Police at 508-820-2121. Click here for more information.

Cheryl Kozaczek was last seen this morning, her hair was longer, as seen on the right:

(Mass. State Police)
(Mass. State Police)

With reporting by The Associated Press and the WBUR Newsroom

This program aired on October 31, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

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