Florida Amber Alert canceled after kidnapped 11-year-old girl found safe

A Florida Amber Alert that had been issued for a kidnapped 11-year-old girl in the Panhandle has been canceled after authorities say she was found safe.

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office said the child had been abducted around 10 p.m. Wednesday night.

A statewide Amber Alert was issued by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement just before 11 a.m. Thursday. About six hours later, the alert was canceled after investigators said the child was safely located.