DOWNINGTOWN, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — A missing girl who was abducted by her mother earlier this week in Downingtown has been found safe, according to Pennsylvania state police.
No details have been released about how the child was found.
There was also no word on the whereabouts of her mother, Vanessa Gutshall. There is an active warrant for Gutshall’s arrest.
The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and the Downingtown Police Department say the 6-year-old was last seen around 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 in the area of East Ward Elementary School on the 400 block of Washington Avenue.
They say the child was at that location for a court-ordered, non-school-related supervised visit with her 37-year-old biological mother.
According to authorities, the supervisor of the visit reported to police that the mother fled with the child.
An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday night but was canceled Thursday afternoon.
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