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Amber Alert canceled for 12-year-old Safford girl

Savinya Kimball is a missing child in Arizona.

Savinya Kimball is a missing child in Arizona.

From 1 p.m., Dec. 6: The Amber Alert has been canceled. DPS was notified that 12-year-old victim and the suspect were found in New Mexico. The child was transported to a hospital for evaluation. The suspect was detained.

The Latest: Office: Alert case may be custodial interference

SAFFORD, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a missing 12-year-old Arizona girl (all times local):

8:35 a.m.

The Graham County Sheriff's Office says the disappearance of a 12-year-old girl is being investigated as a possible case of custodial interference involving a 34-year-old man who knows the girl.

Undersheriff Jeff McCormies says it appears from communications between Savinya Kimball and Lawrence James Halamek that she trusts him and reached out to him.

McCormies says the girl and Halamek aren't related but that she knows Halamek and his wife.

McCormies says both were last seen Monday morning when she was never made it to school and he told his wife he was going to get them breakfast.

Halamek drives a blue 2001 Dodge pickup truck with temporary Arizona license plate T941407.

6:20 a.m.

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 12-year-old Safford-area girl last seen Monday morning at a school bus stop.

The Graham County Sheriff's Office says Savinya Kimball is white, 4-foot-10, 70 pounds, with blue eyes and black shoulder-length hair shaved on the left side. She was wearing black pants and a black sweater.

County Undersheriff Jeff McCormies says a person of interest is 34-year-old Lawrence James Halamek. He drives a blue 2001 Dodge pickup truck with temporary Arizona license plate T941407.

Halamek is described as white, 6-foot, 182 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a red shirt, black pants and a camouflage jacket.

McCormies says the girl and Halamek aren't related but that she knows Halamek and his wife.

ORIGINAL REPORT:

Savinya Kimball, 12, is believed to have been abducted the morning of Dec. 5 in Safford, Arizona.

The child was last seen at a bus stop near Stockton Road and Swift Trail in Safford.

The suspect is believed to be traveling in a blue 2001 Dodge quad-cab pickup, Arizona license plate T941407. The vehicle has a temporary license plate. The other license plate associated with the vehicle is Arizona tag BXK5994.

The missing child

Savinya Kimball

Age now: 12 years old

Sex: Female

Skin: White

Hair: Black

Eyes: Blue

Height: 4 feet 10 inches

Weight: 70 pounds

Description: The child was wearing black pants and a sweater. She may have an Arizona Diamondbacks bag.

Suspect

Lawrence James Halamek

Age now: 34 years old

Sex: Male

Skin: White

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Height: 6 feet

Weight: 182 pounds

Description: The suspect may be wearing a red shirt, black pants, and a camouflage jacket.

Call 9-1-1 if you see either the child, suspect or vehicle.