UPDATE: Authorities Locate Missing 3-year-old

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ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. – Authorities confirm that Skyi Nevah Wood has been safely located.

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Authorities were searching for a missing 3-year-old girl and her 28-year-old mother.

Skyi Nevah Wood described as a 3-year-old white female, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black and purple dress with silver shoes.

Authorities say she was reported missing in Attalla, Ala. with 28-year-old Amber Nichol Byers.

Byers is described as a white female, 5′ tall, and weighs 125 lbs. ¬†They were last seen on Cleveland Avenue in Attalla, travelling east in a dark-colored Chevy Tahoe or Suburban at 9:20 p.m. on July 27.

According to our news partners at AL.com, the two were visiting the Gadsden area with Skyi’s father. Attalla Police Detective, Doug Jordan says the adults got into a verbal argument at a convenience store. The boyfriend convinced Byers to return to the vehicle at that time, but a short distance down the road she left the vehicle.

The boyfriend says a dark colored SUV pulled up and the two got into the vehicle. That was the last time family members saw them.

“We’ve checked with friends and family and we’re not getting any good responses,” Det. Jordan said on Tuesday. “Her boyfriend, her parents, everyone is cooperating.”



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