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Amber Alert canceled, Huron girl found safe

A statewide Amber Alert was issued for 3-year-old Tanya Ruiz who was allegedly abducted from Huron in Fresno County Sunday, April 27, 2014.

April 28, 2014 4:38:50 AM PDT
An Amber Alert, issued by Huron police Monday, was canceled after the 3-year-old girl was found running through a field near the area where she went missing Sunday.

The girl was reunited with her mother and examined by paramedics.

Tanya Ruiz was allegedly abducted from her mother's car around 7:45 p.m., according to the CHP. Her mother says she strapped Tanya into her car seat and went back inside the house to get her wallet. When she returned a few minutes later, Tanya was gone.

Witnesses told investigators they saw a suspect leaving the area on a bicycle with the child. A bicycle was later recovered one block away from the scene of the abduction.

The little girl is Hispanic, about 3 feet tall, 33 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a brown shirt with flowers, blue jean shorts and white sandals.

The suspect was described as a man in his 30s. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and red hat. Investigators believe he has long hair.

Huron police were searching the field for the suspect.

If you have any information regarding this child abduction, you're urged to immediately call the Huron Police Department at (559) 945-2348.


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