Missing 3-year old found safe; mother arrested

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GRAYVILLE, IL (KTVI) - An Amber Alert was cancelled Friday evening after police located a missing Arkansas 3-year old girl and took the child's mother into custody.

Police in Van Buren, Arkansas said Layla Munholland was allegedly abducted by her biological mother through her bedroom window.

The child’s mother, identified as Chelsea Munholland, did not have legal custody of her daughter.

Prior to her arrest, Chelsea Munholland was last seen using her debit card at the Gas Mart in St. Clair, Missouri around 4:30 p.m. Friday. She then got in her vehicle and went eastbound on Interstate 44.

Law enforcement found them in Grayville, Illinois off of I-64, which is near the Indiana state line.

A man was traveling with the Munhollands and has been detained for questioning.

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