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AMBER ALERT: Missouri Highway Patrol locates toddler abducted in Kansas City, Mo. area

Courtesy: Missouri Highway Patrol
Courtesy: Missouri Highway Patrol(ky3)
Published: May. 5, 2021 at 10:51 AM CDT
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GLADSTONE, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Highway Patrol located a toddler abducted Wednesday morning in the Kansas City area.

Investigators say Samyia D. Barr, 2, was taken from a home in Gladstone. She is safe with family.

Authorities accused De-Shawn Barr-Cotton, 25, of abducting the child. He remains on the run. Investigators believe Barr-Cotton abducted the girl after assaulting the mother and showing a firearm.

De-Shawn Barr-Cotton, 25/Missouri Highway Patrol
De-Shawn Barr-Cotton, 25/Missouri Highway Patrol(KY3)

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