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Amber Alert canceled; abducted girl found, safe

NESCOPECK, Pa. - A three-year-old Luzerne County girl, apparently taken by her father early Friday morning, was found several hours later in New York City.

Map: Amber Alert in Nescopeck, Luzerne County


The reported abduction of three-year-old Ava Byrne by Robert Byrne, 24, prompted the Pennsylvania State Police to issue an Amber Alert.

The girl, wearing only a diaper, was last seen in the borough of Nescopeck around 12:30 a.m., police said.

No other details about the case were immediately available.

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