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Amber Alert canceled: 7-year-old Antioch girl found safe

Friday, January 03, 2014
Natalie Calvo, 7, is seen in an undated photo.

Natalie Calvo, 7, is seen in an undated photo. (KABC Photo)

An Amber Alert was canceled Friday night after a 7-year-old girl who was abducted in front of her Antioch home was found safe. The suspect has been taken into custody, according to investigators.

Natalie Calvo was kidnapped around 6:45 p.m. by an unknown man. Calvo's mother told investigators that they were followed home from a shopping trip to their local Wal-Mart store.

She said when they got out of their car, a man with a rifle confronted them and snatched the girl. He sped away in his car while her mother frantically called 911.

Police say there were two attempted abductions at the Antioch Wal-Mart on Thursday.

The suspect was described as an Asian male, approximately 40-50 years old. He was last seen driving a 1990s gold Toyota Camry. No details were immediately released about how the girl was found.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to call Antioch police at (925) 778-2441.

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