Amber Alert Canceled, Infant Found Safe

ALEXANDRIA, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky authorities have canceled an Amber Alert for an infant taken from a foster home in Alexandria by her noncustodial teenage mother.

Police Lt. George Schreiner said that they found 6-month-old Desiree Waddell, who was taken from the northern Kentucky foster home Monday night, with her mother and a friend at an apartment in Boone County.

Police say the baby's mother, 15-year-old Chelsey Waddell, no longer has legal custody of the baby. The two were found along with and a second girl, 15-year-old Summer Brewer.

Police issued the Amber Alert around 8 a.m. Tuesday and canceled it a couple of hours later.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus