UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled for missing 5-year-old from Cary

Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 9:46 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 11, 2022 at 8:32 AM EDT
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CARY, N.C. (WITN) -The North Carolina Department of Public Safety has canceled an amber alert for a missing 5-year-old girl from Cary who authorities say was abducted by her mother.

Amani Jada Bruce is approximately 3 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 65 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink and purple nightgown with a unicorn on the front.

Police say 38-year-old Crystal Beatrice Walston took her. She is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 230 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes and at the time was last seen wearing a black v-neck scrub top, black scrub pants, and Carolina blue gripping socks.

WRAL reports she was a behavioral health patient at UNC Rex. Police say she injured two employees and stole a vehicle.

That car was found in Sanford. Walston and Bruce were last seen traveling towards downtown Sanford in a silver 2011 Lexus RX350 with the N.C. license plate JKC-6112.

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