Amber Alert canceled after 2-year-old Immokalee girl found safe

An Amber Alert was issued early Monday after a 2-year-old girl was reported missing in Collier County.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

An Amber Alert was issued early Monday after a 2-year-old girl was reported missing in Collier County.

An Amber Alert was issued early Monday after a 2-year-old girl was reported missing in Collier County, then canceled hours later when she was found safe.

Denise Hernandez was reportedly located in a field about 1½ miles from her home, Bay News 9 reported late Monday morning, and authorities said she was taken to a hospital to be examined.

The alert regarding Denise Hernandez was issued shortly before 2 a.m. Monday, and was pushed to thousands of cellphones across Florida via the Commercial Mobile Alert System, a new nationwide program used to distribute emergency alerts via text message.

The text message read, "An AMBER alert has been issued in your area, please check local media."

Amber Alert canceled after 2-year-old Immokalee girl found safe 01/14/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 3:56pm]

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