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Amber Alert canceled for Statesville boy

Posted May 21, 2009

Amber Alert

— Authorities have canceled a North Carolina Amber Alert for James Ashley Harris. The alert was issued May 11 for the 3-year-old child, who was abducted from Signal Hill Mall in Statesville, police said.

The child was found in Atlanta with his mother, 28-year-old Kira Leneshia Shaw-Wright.

Police said they believe Shaw-Wright took the child from the mall. The boy was there shopping with his grandparents.

Shaw-Wright faces multiple charges.

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  • Ladybug1 May 22, 2009

    WRAL give us the whole story. Why didn't she have custody of her child to begin with?