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Texas boy named in statewide Amber Alert found safe

Jeremiah Thomas (left) is believed to be with Shannon Thomas.
Jeremiah Thomas (left) is believed to be with Shannon Thomas.(Texas DPS photos)
Published: Nov. 16, 2020 at 2:17 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 16, 2020 at 6:36 PM CST
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AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) – Jeremiah Thomas, 9, the missing Texas boy who was the focus of a statewide Amber Alert and a daylong search has been found safe.

The boy was last seen just before 11 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Live Oak Street in Beeville and was believed to be with Shannon Thomas, 32.

The boy was found Monday in Karnes County, Beeville Police Chief Robert Bridge told the Beeville Bee-Picayune newspaper Monday evening.

Shannon Thomas was arrested, the newspaper reported, and faces a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

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