Florida Amber Alert canceled after 8-month-old found; father still sought

Investigators still working to find Terry Levy

Terry Levy (Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida Amber Alert was canceled Thursday for an 8-month-old girl suspected of being taken by her father after she was found safe.

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office , the 8-month-old was believed to have been taken by her father, Terry Aries Levy.

Deputies said they believed Terry Levy caught a ride to Jacksonville, where he was last seen wearing a pink long-sleeve shirt and blue jeans.

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Shortly after the Amber Alert was issued, the sheriff’s office announced that the girl had been found by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators said they received a tip just after 8:30 p.m. that the child was on Shelton Street in Jacksonville, where she was found safely, according to News 6 partner WJXT.

As of Thursday evening, law enforcement said they were still working to find Terry Levy.

“Terry is a career offender,” the sheriff said. “He has a violent criminal history. And if anybody knows where Terry is, please do not confront him. Please call 911 immediately so that we can get him into custody.”

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