Well, finally a piece of good news. As of 1 pm today, we know that the Amber Alert has been cancelled and Malaya Johnson, the 12 year old girl from Hudson Falls who went missing on Wednesday afternoon, is alive.

According to News Channel 13, the girl who went missing on Wednesday afternoon has been contacted by her family. The story reports that the NYPD commissioner says Malaya Johnson has been heard from, but didn't elaborate details as far as where she may be or how she contacted them - only that she 'was believed to still be in the NYC area'.

The News Channel 13 report also tells us that the Amber Alert has been officially cancelled and one man related to her disappearance is currently in police custody.  That man is 19 year old George Torres who was arraigned in a Washington County Courtroom. According to the information provided, he faces two charges; kidnapping and endangering the welfare of a child.

It is alleged that the red Ford Mustang belonged to Torres.



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