Amber Alert canceled in Florida; 11-year-old found safe

An Amber Alert in Florida has been canceled. Officials said the 11-year-old girl was found safe.
An Amber Alert in Florida has been canceled. Officials said the 11-year-old girl was found safe.(NCMEC)
Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 11:07 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 28, 2022 at 4:45 PM EDT

WALNUT HILL, Fla. (Gray News) - An 11-year-old girl believed to have been abducted in Florida has been found safe, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

In a Facebook post, the sheriff’s office said Banesa Irene Fernandez-Santis had been located.

Officials did not provide an update on the status of a suspect, previously identified as 42-year-old Brijido Manriquez-Ortis.

Anyone with additional information can contact the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at 850-436-9620 or call 911.

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