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AMBER Alert canceled for missing child in Hudson Valley

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

New York State Police have CANCELED an AMBER Alert for a confirmed abduction of a child in Cortlandt, in the Hudson Valley. Police did not provide any further information.

This was the earlier report:

The child: Avanta Perez, 5, Hispanic boy; short, brown hair and brown eyes; about 3 feet 8 inches and about 50 pounds; last seen wearing khaki pants and an aqua shirt; taken from

The suspect: Amanda Perez, 23, Hispanic woman; long, brown hair and brown eyes; about 5 feet 5 inches and about 135 pounds; last seen wearing black pants, red flowered shirt and a black sweater. She is "distraught and has threatened to harm the child and herself," police said.

The car: Gray 4-door Honda Civic sedan with New York license plate number DRT-8361; last seen traveling on Route 9, possible heading to Bear Mountain.

If you have any information about what happened or if you see the car, child or woman, please call police at (866) NYS-AMBER or 911.

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