Utah AMBER Alert canceled after toddler discovered, mom taken into custody

FRIDAY 08/06/2021 11:03 am

WEST JORDAN, Utah (ABC4) – The AMBER Alert issued to a baby abducted from West Jordan has been canceled.

According to police, the baby was found and the woman arrested.

West Jordan police activated an AMBER alarm early Friday morning after a five-month-old girl was abducted by her mother.

Just before 11 am on Friday, West Jordan police confirmed that the child had been found and “safely reunited with the family.”

“The suspect was safely taken into custody without incident,” added police.

This is a developing story, update for details.

ORIGINAL STORY: Amber warning for child abducted in West Jordan

FRIDAY 08/06/2021 6:01 am

WEST JORDAN, Utah (ABC4) – To Amber warning was issued for a toddler by West Bank.

According to police, the child is Nora Nelson, who was last seen in a white romper with animal motifs. She has black hair and brown eyes.

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Nora is 2’5 “tall and weighs about 37 pounds.

West Bank Police say five-month-old Nora is supposed to be with her mother Yorbalina Varga. She is 1.65 m tall and weighs about 160 pounds.

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Yorbalina has black hair and brown eyes. It is not known what she last wore.

In the slideshow below is a photo of Nora and Yorablina.

  • Nora Nelson, left, was allegedly abducted from the West Bank. An AMBER alert was issued on Friday, August 6th. (West Jordan Police)
  • Yorbalina Varga, the suspect in an AMBER Alert issued to a kidnapped child from the West Bank. (West Bank Police)

According to police, Yorbalina drives a white 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee with license plate X944NW from Utah.

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Below is a photo of the suspicious vehicle.

If you have any information, you will be asked to contact West Jordan Police at 801-840-4000 or simply dial 911.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct license plate for the suspicious vehicle, based on new information from the Utah Department of Public Safety.

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