HOUSTON — The AMBER alert has been canceled Saturday for 3-month-old Anyla Benjamin after she was found safe.
Houston police confirmed Lashea Benjamin, who has a history of child abuse and was wanted in connection to the child's disappearance, was arrested in Dallas. Benjamin is currently behind bars in a Dallas County jail, and Anyla is being cared for by CPS.
Investigators said Benjamin and Anyla were found in Dallas after the department received numerous tips.
Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert on behalf of the Houston Police Department for a three-month-old child.
The suspect, 39-year-old Lashea Benjamin, who currently has an open arrest warrant for injury to a child under 15, has absconded with her 3-month-old child.
Due to her history with injury to a child, there is a belief that the child is in serious and immediate danger.
The suspect, Lashea Benjamin, was last seen in in the vicinity of MLK and East Orem at 1 p.m. Friday.