Aurora police find 10-month-old girl following Amber Alert

Updated Oct. 19, 2022 at 7:15 a.m.

The Aurora Police Department announced that A'myah Gordon was returned home about 2 hours after the Amber Alert went out.

“A’myah has been found,” said a statement by the Aurora Police Department. “She is safe. The investigation is ongoing, detectives will determine, what, if any charges are appropriate. No further information to release this evening. Thank you to everyone who helped look!”

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 10-month-old African American baby girl with brown eyes and black hair who went missing Tuesday morning. Authorities say A'myah Gordon was likely taken from the Aurora Public library on Alameda by 18-year-old Alexis Mears.

Mears is African American with brown eyes and black hair and is 5-foot-4 and weighs 110 pounds. Mears was last seen wearing a black head scarf, gray sweatshirt, red sweatpants and black shoes.

Gordon was last seen wearing a multi-Colorado butterfly sweatshirt, sweat pants and pink Nike shoes with an orange swoosh.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to call 911.