Toddler located safely after Amber Alert issued

Melanie Mireles, 2, was last seen around 8:30am Tuesday at a Pasadena Walmart with her babysitter.

January 25, 2012 4:53:14 AM PST
The Pasadena Police Department issued an Amber Alert for a two-year-old who was missing with her babysitter after an outing to Walmart.

Melanie Mireles had been last seen around 8:30am Tuesday with her babysitter, Jessica Garcia, at the Walmart at 1107 Shaver in Pasadena.

Officials feared for the toddler's safety and issued the Amber Alert shortly before 11pm. But just a couple of hours after that, the alert was cancelled when Melanie was safely located and returned to her mother. She was not injured.

The babysitter is in police custody with criminal charges pending.

No other details were available.