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An Amber Alert issued Tuesday night for 2-year-old Jaylynn Maxey was canceled after Kentucky State Police located the child.
Maxey was taken by her non-custodial father, Joshua Yeager, who had last been seen in Shepherdsville.
The two were located near Upton late Tuesday night.
Jaylynn was reported to be in good health. Yeager was taken into custody.
(10/08): The following AMBER ALERT was issued Tuesday evening by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children:
Jaylynn Maxey (2 years-old)
Last seen Oct 7, 2013 in Shepherdsville, KY
UPDATE: Suspect's last name changed and phone number changed.
Joshua Yeager, last seen in Shepherdsville, Ky has taken his 2 yr old daughter, Jaylynn Maxey. Now due to developing information, Law Enforcement believes the child is in danger by staying with the non-custodial parent. Unknown direction of travel but subject possibly has family in Indiana.
If you have any information please CALL Kentucky State Police Headquarters at 502-574-7111 or 911.
An AMBER Alert is an rapid notification system to alert the public and solicit their assistance when a child has been abducted and is facing grave danger. The U.S. Department of Justice recommends the following criteria for issuing an AMBER Alert: 1) There is reasonable belief by law enforcement an abduction has occurred; 2) The abduction is of a child age 17 years or younger; 3) The law-enforcement agency believes the child is in imminent danger of serious bodily injury or death; 4) There is enough descriptive information about the victim and abduction for law enforcement to issue an AMBER Alert to assist in the recovery of the child. Source: missingkids.com