An amber alert for a 5-year-old girl has been cancelled.
According to Mat-Com Dispatch, Alaska State Troopers located the suspect responsible for the forced abduction of 5 year old Willoh Handy shortly after the AMBER ALERT was issued this evening.
Troopers stopped a vehicle matching the description and license plate of the child’s abductor in the area of the Parks Highway and Pittman Road approximately 8 PM tonight and recovered the child safely.
The suspect has been taken into custody. No further information is available at this time.
Earlier, officials released the following call:
The Anchorage Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating Willoh Handy a white female five years old three feet fifty pounds brown hair brown eyes. Child was last seen at 9271 Kirkwall and is believed to
be in DANGER. Child was last seen wearing purple shirt teal pants and pink flip flops. Authorities believe the child was likely abducted by her father Shane Handy a white male five foot ten one hundred eighty pounds brown hair brown eyes and may
be traveling in a 2006 black jeep cherokee license plate FPN700.