Amber Alert Canceled - Child Found

Melanie Bennett

(WVLT) - Police have canceled an Amber Alert issued by the Maury County Sheriff's Department for a two-month girl.

Police say 36 year-old Melanie Bennett kidnapped two-month old Alaina Thurman on Sunday on Sunday.

Family members tipped off police that Bennett may have been heading for Lawrence County.

It was in Lawrence County where officers spotted Bennett early this morning, and put her under arrest.

Alaina has also been located.

Right now, investigators aren't saying what relationship Bennett has to Alaina, or a possible motive for the kidnapping.



 
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