A four-year-old Utah kidnapping victim was found Friday in the town of Midvale, and the AMBER alert issued following her disappearance has been canceled.
The child was located shortly after 9:30 p.m. local time.
A FOX 13 reporter was along Brigham Junction Road when a woman flagged him down and requested help alerting police after she had discovered the child. The reporter, Spencer Joseph, helped the woman contact police.
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“One of the more incredible moments in my news career. While arriving on scene a woman flagged me down and said that she found a girl who is scared and left alone. I helped her get Police and they determined that little girl was the one missing in this amber alert,” Joseph wrote in a tweet.
The suspected kidnapper is 20-year-old Jonathan Moises Wuanloxten Hidalgo. Police said the victim is not related to Hidalgo.
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Police are still searching for Hidalgo, but his vehicle, a 2014 Chevrolet Equinox, was later found abandoned on the side of a road. Hidalgo is reportedly armed with a knife.
According to police, Hidalgo is 5’8″, 180 pounds, and has black hair.
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