AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Abigail found safe and suspect in custody

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UPDATED: 2:10 p.m. The suspect and child were located moments ago  in Butler County.  Officials are reporting that Abigail Bertholf is "safe" and suspect has been apprehended.

An amber alert has been issued for a child abduction that took place in Poplar Bluff, Missouri between 10/23 at 10:00 pm and 10/24 at 6:00 am.

Abducted ABIGAIL BERTHOLF is a bi-racial female, age 5, with black hair and brown eyes.

The suspect, Jeffrey D. Shelton, is a white male age 45, 6 ft, 175 lbs. with brown hair and green eyes.

The suspect is believed to be driving a silver 2001 Nissan Pathfinder with Missouri license pj8z5m.

Anyone seeing the suspect or victim should call 911 or the Poplar Bluff Police Department at 573-785-5776.