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Hours after Amber Alert, authorities find missing Miami baby

Noah Florvil had been missing since Sunday

MIAMI – Hours after issuing an Amber alert, authorities have found a baby -- who had been missing since Sunday -- safe in Miami Springs.

Police said the Florida Department of Children and Families is caring for 10-month-old Noah Florvil while the agency determines what led to his disappearance.

Neteisha Starling, Noah’s grandmother, was inconsolable earlier Monday, telling Local 10 News that she came to Miami to pick up her grandson, who lives with her in Broward County, only to find out that he was missing.

"I should’ve never brought him down here. I feel so bad," Starling said. "I want my baby back. That’s all I want is my grandson back. I didn't ask for this."

Investigators issued an Amber alert on Monday afternoon for Noah, focusing their attention on his mother’s apartment in the Liberty City section of Miami.

But with no sign of him, Miami police began investigating a report of a possible kidnapper by the name of Bella, who was last seen with Noah minutes before he disappeared.

Police described her as a heavy-set woman with blond hair and a green streak in the front. It’s unclear whether she’s in custody.