UPDATE 4:46 a.m. (6/15/22): Just a few hours after activating an AMBER Alert for an abducted girl from Fairfax County, Virginia State Police announced that 3-year-old Amelia Marianna Kraus has been safely located.



FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — An AMBER Alert has been issued on behalf of the Fairfax County Police Department, who is searching for a young girl after she was abducted Tuesday afternoon.

According to Virginia State Police, 3-year-old Amelia Marianna Kraus was abducted shortly before around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14.

Amelia was last seen at Tauxemont Road in Alexandria and is believed to be in extreme danger, authorities say.

Police tell WFXR News that Amelia is 3-feet and 2-inches tall; weighs 34 pounds; has brown hair and blue eyes; and was last seen wearing a pink Boston Red Sox shirt, pink and gray tights, and a pair of white and pink Under Armour shoes.

(Photo courtesy: Virginia State Police)

Officials believe Amelia was abducted by Catherine Agnes Kraus, a 35-year-old woman who is 5-feet and 10-inches tall, weighs 170 pounds, and has brown eyes and blonde hair. However, she is believed to be wearing a wig after shaving her head.

Virginia State Police tell WFXR News that Catherine is reportedly driving either a white 2019 Subaru sedan with Virginia plate EGLSWGS, or a black 2010 Volkswagen SUV with Massachusetts plate WS5025.

If you see Amelia, Catherine, or either of the vehicles described above, you are asked to call 911 or the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-877-3877.