Saturday, May 26, 2018
Public safety

Missing Sarasota baby found safe after Amber Alert

A 5-month-old Sarasota girl was found safe in unincorporated Palmetto, police said, about two hours after an Amber Alert was posted.

The alert was issued early Thursday for Brianna Martinez-Lujano She was last seen with Aldequndo Benitez-Caivillo, 31, at the Cadillac Motel at 4201 N Tamiami Trail in Sarasota about 10:45 Wednesday night, police said.

Police do not think the child was abducted, but believe she was traveling with Benitez-Caivillo in a 2003 Silver Dodge Ram pickup.

Police said the investigation is ongoing, but it is unlikely charges will be filed.

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