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Toddler Abducted By Father In LA Found Safe, Amber Alert Canceled

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A child has been found after authorities issued an Amber Alert for a one-year-old girl who was abducted by her father out of the Rampart Village area of Los Angeles.

Amber Alert Issued After Toddler Abducted By Father In LA
26-year-old Leonardo Rosales is wanted in abduction of his daughter, 23-month-old Catalina Reyes Canino in Los Angeles, on Dec. 23, 2021. An Amber Alert was issued. (California Highway Patrol)

23-month-old Catalina Reyes Canino was abducted by 26-year-old Leonardo Rosales at around 10:45 p.m. Thursday.

"The mother said Leonardo showed up at her residence with two additional male suspects," according to an LAPD news statement. "Leonardo forced his way into the residence and threatened the family while armed with a knife. He forcibly removed the child and fled in a gray Honda Accord with an unknown license plate."

Authorities announced that the girl was safely recovered and that Rosales was taken into custody at an apartment complex off of Pico Canyon road in Stevenson Ranch.

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