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Amber Alert canceled after Rocky Mount toddler found safe

Nevaeh Richardson, 2 (WNCN)
Nevaeh Richardson, 2 (WNCN) (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

By wncnamberzeller – UPDATE: Rocky Mount police say on their Twitter account that the girl has been found and is safe. We'll update as more details become available.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN)- The Rocky Mount Police Department is searching for a missing child. Nevaeh Richardson is a 2-year-old black female, approximately 2 feet tall, weighing 28 pounds.

She has black hair and brown eyes. The child was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with a rainbow on the front of it.

A replica of the same year, style, make and model of the stolen vehicle (Source: RMPD)
A replica of the same year, style, make and model of the stolen vehicle (Source: RMPD)

Police said they believe there is one abductor.

Nevaeh Richardson was last seen at 731 Nashville Road in Rocky Mount.

Her mother says she and the toddler were at a friend's house on Nashville Road when a man stole the mother's SUV with Nevaeh inside the vehicle.

Investigators are searching for a green 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor with North Carolina license tag number: PCD-9688.

There is a dent on the right rear door, according to the mother.

The SUV has a spare tire on the left front side and a "Live, Love, Laugh" sticker on the back of the vehicle, police say.

Police say the child was asleep inside of the vehicle at the time it was stolen.

If you have any information, call the Rocky Mount Police Department immediately at (252) 972-1411, or call 911 or *HP.