A 1-year-old girl who was inside an SUV when it was stolen from a residential Hillsborough County neighborhood has been found, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
Hillsborough County deputies were searching for the stolen SUV they say was taken with a 1-year-old girl still inside the vehicle.
The theft and kidnapping was reported just before 3 p.m. Tuesday near the 2600 block of Green Valley Street in Valrico. An Amber Alert was issued for Tinnley Sage West shortly after.
FDLE issued an Amber Alert for Tinnley shortly after the incident was report and then said the girl had been found less than an hour later.
“The Florida AMBER Alert issued on 02/16/21 out of Hillsborough County for 1yo Tinnley West has been resolved. The child has been found safe. Thank you for sharing!” FDLE said in a tweet just before 6 p.m.
Hillsborough County deputies said Tinnley was located three miles from her home. The baby girl and the stolen 2018 Volkswagen SUV were both found at St. Andrews Methodist Church in Brandon, according to the sheriff’s office.
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