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Surprise PD: Amber Alert canceled, 2-year-old found safe

Amber Alert
Posted at 8:41 PM, Jul 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-14 12:31:36-04

SURPRISE, AZ — Surprise police say a 2-year-old girl reportedly abducted by her mother Tuesday has been found safe.

Officials issued an Amber Alert for 2-year-old Paytan Costello after they say her mother, 27-year-old Fallon Costello, took the girl from their home during an investigation by the Arizona Department of Child Safety.

Officials say when DCS officers weren't looking, Costello and her daughter left the home by escaping through a bedroom window.

Police say they were located Tuesday around 10:30 p.m. at a Greyhound Bus Depot in San Bernardino, California.

No arrests have been made as of Wednesday morning and police say the incident is under investigation.

Anyone with any additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Surprise Police at 623-222-4000, or 623-222-8477, or email crimetips@surpriseaz.gov.