Amber Alert for 5-month old canceled; girl found unharmed

Olivia Smith

Olivia Smith

SEMINOLE, Texas — The Amber Alert for a 5-month-old girl was canceled early Friday morning after the toddler was found “safe and sound” in Texas, the Kingfisher County (Okla.) Sheriff’s Department said.

The girl, Olivia Smith, was abducted near Cashion, Okla., on Thursday afternoon and an Amber Alert was issued by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.

The Amber Alert was issued in Colorado because authorities believed the woman suspected of taking the girl, Cindy Findley, was thought to be traveling to Salt Lake City and might have gone through Colorado.

Cindy Findley

Cindy Findley

Police said Findley took Olivia from her grandparents’ house near Oklahoma City and was accompanied by Jennifer Skousen. They said the baby was not safe because Findley has a mental condition. Findley and Skousen are in police custody.

“One of them has claimed to have a vision that the child was going to be in harm’s way in the next couple of days, so they drove over to the house, abducted Olivia and believe to be taking her somewhere for safekeeping,” said Deputy Jonathan Riedlinger of the Kingfisher County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials say both of Olivia’s parents are in jail in Texas and she has been living with her grandmother in Oklahoma. They say Findley is the baby’s great-aunt.



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