Amber Alert Canceled, 3 Year Old Found

November 8, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
South valley police arrested a mother who they say made up an elaborate story about her toddler's kidnapping that led to a statewide amber alert. Detectives say 23 year old Johanna Ramirez, told them her 3 year old daughter was kidnapped by three masked men.

Hours later police found the toddler tied up in her own mother's car and they say the child told them her mother did it.

The little girl and her 8-month old sister were checked out at a hospital and are doing fine.

The mother Johanna Ramirez is charged with kidnapping and child abuse among other charges.

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