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Amber Alert: Missing girl, 3, found running in field; suspect at large

A 3-year-old girl who was abducted Sunday from a small town in Fresno County was found running through a field near where she went missing, authorities said.

Tanya Ruiz's disappearance prompted a statewide Amber Alert Monday. She was abducted at 7:45 p.m. Sunday from the small town of Huron, according to the California Highway Patrol.

She was reunited with her mother and taken to a medical facility to be evaluated for possible injuries, KFSN-TV reported.

Her suspected abductor, however, remained at large as authorities combed the field where the girl was found for evidence.

Authorities described the suspect in the case as a man who is about 30 years old with long hair. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and red hat, they said.

There was no description of a vehicle.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 911 or the Huron Police Department at 559-945-2348.


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