UPDATE: Child Safely Found After Amber Alert Issued

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Amiyah M. Dallas was safely recovered and the aunt, Olivia N. Dallas, was taken into custody without incident.

Amiyah Monet Dallas, Olivia Nicole Dallas

Feb. 19, 2014

UPDATE 5:22PM

Virginia State Police say 22-year-old Olivia Nicole Dallas is charged with one felony count of abduction and one count of unauthorized use of a vehicle.

She is currently being held at the Accomack County Jail.

Five-year-old Amiyah M. Dallas is being returned to her family.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Culpeper Field Office, is continuing its investigation into the abduction.


UPDATE 1:08PM

The AMBER Alert was cancelled at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

Officials say a Va. State Police Trooper spotted the suspect vehicle while on patrol in Accomack County.

Amiyah M. Dallas was safely recovered and the aunt, Olivia N. Dallas, was taken into custody without incident.


An Amber Alert has been issued for 5-year-old Amiyah Monet Dallas. Amiyah is described as a black female,3 feet 00 inches, 40 Lbs, black hair in pigtails, brown eyes.

Amiyah was last seen wearing a pink with buttons Thermal shirt, blue jeans pants, white Chuck Taylors shoes and pink multi sweater.

Authorities believe Olivia Nicole Dallas, Amiyah's aunt, is the abductor. She is described as a black female, 5 feet 03 inches, 110 Lbs, black hair, hazel eyes. Officials say Dallas has a history of depression and drug use.

Officials say Amiyah was last seen in the custody of her aunt, Olivia Dallas. There has been no contact with Amiyah or her aunt since Tuesday, Feb. 18, and their whereabouts are unknown.

Dallas may be traveling in a 2001 C240 Mercedes , burgundy, Maryland tag 8AFZ03.

Investigators have classified the case as an abduction and believe the missing child could be in imminent danger. The aunt has connections to Maryland and South Carolina.

Anyone with information needs to call Orange Co. Sheriff at (540) 672-1200 or State Police at #77.


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