Amber Alert canceled after 10-month-old boy found safe

Ashley Griffith (left), Cedar Griffith (right) (Virginia State Police) (WSLS)


The 10-month-old boy who was abducted in Scott County has been found safe, according to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.

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The Amber Alert has been canceled.


An Amber Alert has been issued for a child abduction of a 10-month-old boy who is believed to be in extreme danger, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities said the baby boy, Cedar Griffith, who has brown eyes, is 30 inches tall, and weighs 20 pounds, was last seen on Daniel Boone Road wearing only a diaper in Gate City Monday at 8:18 p.m.

State Police believe the boy was believed to have been abducted by 30-year-old Ashley Griffith. She’s described as having blonde hair and hazel eyes, is 5′6″, and weighs 115 pounds.

They may be in a blue 2005 Lexus RX330 with an unknown Tennessee temporary tag, according to VSP.

For further information contact the Scott County Sherriff’s Office at 276-386-9111.

Anyone who sees them is asked to call 911.

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