Mother at center of NC AMBER Alert arrested in Texas, 3-year-old-found-safe, ABC source says

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Missing NC 3-year-old found safe, mother arrested, ABC source says
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The mother of a 3-year-old at the center of an AMBER ALERT was arrested in Texas Friday, sources say.

MINT HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- The mother of a 3-year-old at the center of an AMBER Alert was arrested in Texas on Friday, according to an ABC source.

Adalyn Mae Hochstetler was reported missing just before 8:30 p.m. in Mint Hill, North Carolina, near Charlotte.

WSOC reports a source told them, Adalyn's mother Kelsi Lyn Hochstetler, 30, was arrested Friday in Ana, Texas, which is northwest of the Plano and Dallas area.

According to the Mint Hill Police Department, Kelsi and Adalyn were found safe and an investigation is ongoing. A protective custody order was granted to place Adalyn in her father's custody.

If you have any information regarding this case, call the Mint Hill Police Department immediately at (704) 889-2231, or call 911 or* HP.