Missing Arizona baby believed found

July 25, 2003 at 7:39 PM
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PHOENIX, July 25 (UPI) -- Phoenix authorities planned to cancel an Amber Alert late Friday after a missing child apparently turned up unharmed at the home of a babysitter.

The Arizona Republic said 9-month-old Fabian Aaron Smith was turned over to police after the woman caring for him saw television reports about the missing little boy. Investigators said they would cancel the bulletin once Fabian's identity was confirmed.

Fabian had been missing since early Friday when his mother was allegedly shot and wounded by an acquaintance who then took off with the child.

The suspect, 25-year-old Steven Lawson, was still at large, and Maricopa County sheriff's deputies warned he was considered armed and dangerous.

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