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Three kids found safe, Marana amber alert canceled

Posted at 2:54 AM, Jul 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-11 15:46:01-04

The Marana amber alert has been lifted. All three children were located Tuesday morning around 1:30 a.m. in a remote area north of Globe, Az. 

According to the Pima County Sheriff's Office, 11 year old Malchiyah Harnesberry, 14 year old Ramachandra Harnsberry and 16 year old Parvati Harnsberry were all found unharmed and are back home. 

Harnesbarry was arrested for three counts of custodial interference. 

On Monday morning, deputies responded to the 7800 block of Desert Quail Lane for a report of a kidnapping. Upon arrival, deputies learned three children were taken by their mother, 33-year-old Bedajii Harnesberry. The children were previously removed from Ms. Harnesberry's care and placed with their grandmother.