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Police issue Amber Alert for missing 3-year-old in Md.

Tuesday - 7/19/2011, 5:33am  ET

WASHINGTON - An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 3-year-old girl in Maryland.

Maryland State Police and Maryland National Capitol Park Police say Laniya Brame was last seen at about 1:45 p.m. Sunday near Woodyard Road in Clinton, Md. Laniya is black and was wearing a white Minnie Mouse T-shirt with blue shorts and pink and white Jordan shoes. Police say she weighs 30 pounds and is about 2 1/2 feet tall.

Police think Laniya was abducted by 31-year-old George Henry Washington, who is described as black, 5 feet 10 inches tall and about 230 pounds. He has a red beard and reddish-brown short hair, and may be wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and black and green high-top shoes.

Police say Washington may be driving an older model blue Mercury Grand Marquis with Maryland tags 2EH V67. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or police at 301-459-9088.

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