AMBER Alert canceled after Chesapeake, VA baby found safe

An AMBER Alert has been issued for a 3-month-old abducted out of Chesapeake.
An AMBER Alert has been issued for a 3-month-old abducted out of Chesapeake.(VSP)
Published: Feb. 3, 2021 at 8:42 AM EST
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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: Virginia State Police have canceled an AMBER Alert, saying the child has been found safe.

EARLIER: An AMBER Alert has been issued by Virginia State Police and the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse for a baby abducted out of Chesapeake at 6:20 a.m. Wednesday.

3-month-old Vanessa Dasilva was last reported seen at 3408 Western Branch Boulevard. She is white with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 2-foot-1-inch tall and weighs 13 pounds. She was last reported seen wearing a pink and white Minnie Mouse jumpsuit.

Vanessa is believed to have been taken by a Black man wearing a gray hoodie, black pants and white shoes, according to police. He was driving a 2017 gray Hyundai Tucson, with Virginia tag VXX-1085.

Vanessa is believed to be in extreme danger.

For more information, contact the City of Chesapeake Police Department at 757-494-1110 or visit If you see Vanessa, call 911.

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