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Amber Alert cancelled for Western NC 4-year-old

Posted August 26, 2015 4:53 p.m. EDT
Updated August 26, 2015 11:06 p.m. EDT

She is described as a mixed-race child about 3 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 40 pounds with curly, brown, shoulder length hair.

An Amber Alert issued by the Brevard Police Department in Transylvania County Wednesday afternoon has been canceled.

Brevard police say Annastasia Whiteside, 4, was found safe at a residence in Buncombe County. She is currently in the custody of the Department of Social Services.

Police say she was with her father, Derrick Whiteside, 49. He is now in custody.