SAFFORD - The Safford Police Department issued an Amber Alert for a little girl abducted by a registered sex offender around noon on Monday.
A short while later the little girl was found safe.
A one-and-a-half year old girl had been taken by her biological father who is a level one registered sex offender. They were driving in a silver PT Cruiser headed toward Greenlee County with Arizona license plate AHA6560.
The little girl was two foot, five inches tall, weighing 19 pounds with short blond hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray top and red shorts.
The suspect is Bradley Hardt, 32, who is six foot, one inch tall, weighing 165 pounds with brown shaved hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a white shirt with a tie and tan pants.
Safford police will provide updated information on the situation as it becomes available.