Amber Alert canceled after abducted girl found safe in Temecula

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TEMECULA, Calif. -- An Amber Alert issued early Monday morning for a 5-year-old abducted from Lemoore was canceled around 4:30 a.m. after the girl was found safe in Temecula, according to California Highway Patrol.

Authorities said Aaliyah Gomez was taken Sunday by 32-year-old Julio Gomez and the two were believed to be traveling toward the Mexico border.

Julio Gomez

There was no word on whether authorities were still searching for Gomez, or the vehicle he was believed to be traveling in.

Gomez is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs about 180 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black T-shirt, black shorts and Puma sandals. He has tattoos on his chest, arms, neck and calves, and should be considered armed and dangerous, according to authorities.

Gomez was said to be traveling in a brown 2006 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck with California license plate 8C25215.

Investigators did not release information on any relationship between the two.

Lemoore is located about 30 miles south of Fresno.