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AR abduction tip leads to arrest of man in Malden, MO

MALDEN, MO (KFVS) -

A man is behind bars after allegedly abducting a 16-month-old child.

The Malden Police Department reports Arkansas State Police in Paragould issued a child abduction alert for Libertee Claire-Reeslyn Wilburn on Sunday, Feb. 7.

Police believed the child was with Robert Green.

On Monday, Feb. 8, the Malden Police Department received an anonymous tip regarding Green's location.

Officers were dispatched to a home in the 200 block of north Almar Street in Malden, Mo.

When officers made contact with the people inside of the home, they located Green attempting to leave the house through the back door.

Police say Green was taken into custody for an outstanding arrest warrant from Greene County, Arkansas for felony interference with custody.

The 16-month-old was found with Green, unharmed. Police say she was returned safely to her mother.

Green was later transported to the Dunklin County Jail.

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