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Toddler Abducted From Arkansas Home Found Safe Near Indiana/Illinois State Line

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Layla Rae Munholland was taken from her home early Friday morning. Layla Rae Munholland was taken from her home early Friday morning.
Officers believe her mother, Chelsea Munholland, and her mother's boyfriend, Herbert Allen Thomas, kidnapped the child. Officers believe her mother, Chelsea Munholland, and her mother's boyfriend, Herbert Allen Thomas, kidnapped the child.
Van Buren, AR -

Arkansas State Police issued an Amber Alert for a young girl they say was abducted and may have been brought to Oklahoma Friday. 

Van Buren, Arkansas, police say Layla Rae Munholland was taken from her home early Friday morning. Officers believed her mother, Chelsea Munholland, and her mother's boyfriend, Herbert Allen Thomas, kidnapped the child. 

The three were believed to be traveling in a gray, 2006 Toyota Corolla with a sunroof. The car has an Arkansas license plate, 245USV.

Officers say recent debit card activity indicated they traveled through Stillwell, Oklahoma, at 3:30 a.m. Friday, and were last in Westville, Oklahoma.

Just before 7:00 p.m. Friday, authorities said the Amber Alert was canceled in Oklahoma after Chelsea and Herbert were identified by security cameras in a convenience store near St. Louis, MO. The Amber Alert remained in effect for Arkansas and the state of Missouri.

Around 9:00 p.m., authorities said the girl's mother and her boyfriend were picked up during a traffic stop in Garyville, Illinois, near the Indian and Illinois state line. Police said they arrested the mother, Chelsea Munholland. 

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