PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – An Amber Alert issued for an abducted 8-year-old in Seattle has been canceled according to a tweet from the Seattle Police department. The notification has also been removed from an Amber Alert tracking website.

“Update: Kiya has been found and is safe,” the tweet from @SeattlePD said. “Thanks to everyone who helped find her.”

The Seattle Police Department originally issued an Amber Alert Monday morning for the girl when, they say, she was abducted in Seattle. 

“Update: Kiya has been found and is safe. Thanks to everyone who helped find her.”


According to the Amber Alert, the girl was in the back seat of an SUV when her mother, who was in the driver’s seat, stepped out of the vehicle. The person in the passenger seat jumped into the driver’s seat, locked the doors and drove away with the child still in the vehicle. 

The suspect, a 24-year-old man, was last seen driving south on Aurora Avenue North, near North 125th Street, in Seattle at around 3:20 a.m. He was in a dark blue 2022 Hyundai Venue with a temporary tag. The vehicle has damage to its front passenger hood and rear bumper. 

The suspect was described has having a black, large afro, brown eyes and dark skin, police said. He was wearing corduroy pants and a white shirt. He’s 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds.