Salem Sabatka: Girl caught walking with her mother is found safe, police say


Authorities issued an Amber alert for Salem Sabatka after a car approached them and someone seized him on Saturday night in Fort Worth, police said. Her mother tried to get in the vehicle to pick up her daughter, but the man pushed her and sped at full speed, reported CNN's affiliate, KTVT.

Salem was found a few hours later after a European citizen found the girl and the car in a hotel on the outskirts of Forest Hill, the Fort Worth Police Department said.

"Salem was found SAFE!" it's tweeted.

She found her family and the unidentified man was arrested, said spokesman Buddy Calzada of Fort Worth Police.

Police: a video surveillance shows a kidnapping

Police released a surveillance video of a nearby camera showing the mother throwing the car and calling for help on the street, reported the affiliate.

For hours after her disappearance, several law enforcement agencies, including Homeland Security, searched the girl overnight. They announced Sunday morning that she was no longer missing.

No other information was immediately available. CNN has contacted the authorities for more details.

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