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3-month-old baby found safe, woman arrested after Houston AMBER alert

Lashea Benjamin, 39, who was wanted in connection to Anyla Benjamin's disappearance, was arrested in Dallas.

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.

Editor's Note: The above video was published before Anyla Benjamin was found.

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Texas Center for the Missing has issued a Houston Regional Amber Alert on behalf of the Houston Police Department for 3-month-old Anyla Benjamin.

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, Anyla Benjamin.

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.

Credit: HPD
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, Anyla Benjamin.
Credit: HPD
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, Anyla Benjamin.