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Abducted 8-Month-Old Found Safe, Suspect in Custody

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UPDATE WEDNESDAY 4:15 P.M.

Police say the child has been found safe and the suspect is in custody after an Amber Alert was issued for an 8-month-old boy allegedly abducted from the Southeast end of Minneapolis. 

Police said the boy was believed to be abducted around 11:55 a.m. Wednesday while the mother was taking a shower in her apartment on the 2100 block of Portland Avenue South.

The mother told police she left the child, identified as Carlos Orozco, in his car seat inside the apartment. When she got out of the shower, the child was gone.

Police initially said this was a stranger abduction but later said that was not true.

They were looking for a woman named Isabell Diaz Castillo. She recently met the child's mother and police believe she grabbed the boy around noon.

The abduction happened in the city's 3rd precinct, which covers the area south of Interstate 94 and east of Interstate 35W.

ORIGINAL STORY

 Minneapolis police have issued an Amber Alert and are looking for a suspect in the reported abduction of an 8-month-old boy.

The mother told police she left Carlos Orozco in his car seat in her apartment in the 2100 block of Portland Avenue South while she took a shower around noon Wednesday. He was gone when she got out.

Cmdr. Catherine Johnson said police were looking for a woman in her early 30s who had struck up a friendship with the mother in recent months. They said the woman was driving a red 2002 Kia Sportage, with front-end damage and Minnesota license 242 GAU.

Carlos was wearing a onesie with a blue-and-white body and red sleeves, with the logo "#1 Slugger."

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