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5-year old Mississippi girl found safe after Amber Alert; woman in custody

Baylee Elizabeth Emison, left, and Martha Ann Poss

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Last Updated Jun 21, 2018 11:22 AM EDT

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. -- The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has canceled an Amber Alert for a 5-year-old Clay County girl who went missing Wednesday night, reports CBS Jackson, Mississippi affiliate WJTV.  Baylee Elizabeth Emison was found safe early Thursday morning and a woman last seen with the girl, Martha Ann Poss, is in custody, the bureau said. 

The two had been reported to be traveling east on Highway 50 in a Nissan pickup truck, possibly heading to the Pheba community, according to CBS affiliate WREG, but it's not clear if that's where they were located.

The relationship between Poss and Baylee wasn't immediately made clear and the circumstances of the disappearance have not been released. It wasn't immediately known whether Poss would face charges.