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The search for 1-year-old Blaise Barnett has ended. 11 Alive News reports the toddler was found safe at a home less than a mile from where he went missing early Wednesday morning.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed Blaise was found safe more than 24 hours after he was taken in the family's stolen SUV.

A woman in a home on Rogers Street called police to say she saw the baby in her car outside her home in Clarkston.

She did not know how the 1-year-old got inside her car and she didn't say if she left her car doors unlocked.

A GBI spokesperson was seen carrying the crying baby outside the home on Thursday, 11 Alive News reports.

The baby's parents said they were unloading groceries from their 2002 Ford Explorer around 1 a.m. on Wednesday. They returned to find someone had driven off with the SUV and the baby inside.

Police located the SUV abandoned behind a vacant apartment complex about a mile away from the family's residence in Clarkston. There was no sign of the baby or his car seat inside.

No arrests have been made in the case.
 

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The search continues for 1-year-old Blaise Barnett who was allegedly abducted in an SUV from a Clarkston apartment complex on Montreal Road at 1 a.m. Wednesday.

The grey 2002 Ford Explorer was allegedly stolen while Blaise's parents unloaded bags in front of a Clarkston apartment complex at 1000 Montreal Road.

A statewide Amber Alert was issued hours later for Blaise, who was wrapped in a blanket while wearing a black shirt and a diaper with no pants or coat on a chilly night in northeast Georgia.

Blaise's parents calmly explained they carried a 3-year-old nephew and some "bags" into the apartment while leaving Blaise sleeping inside the running SUV.

When they returned for their son, Blaise and the SUV were gone.

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The SUV was found abandoned a few miles away at a vacant apartment complex in Clarkston around noon Wednesday. There was no sign of Blaise or his car seat inside the SUV, according to Fox 5 Atlanta.

The family passed out flyers and held a vigil for the child's safe return on Wednesday night.

"I'm covered in emotions. I'm sad. I'm mad. I'm angry. I'm hurt," the boy's mother Deonna Bray told the crowd.

"I've never been away from him like this where it's like I don't know where he's at... so I'm hurt."

"Bring him home. He is no harm," she said earlier in the day. "He is the sweetest boy in the world and if he is crying it's because he is not with me. He is going to keep crying 'til he gets with me."

Late Wednesday night, Bray had another message for whoever took Blaise.

"If he's cold, just keep him warm. I know he's crying right now. Don't get upset at the crying. He’s just a baby. He doesn't know what's going on. He doesn't know who you are. Don't get irritated. I beg you."

"This is now a nationwide search," Clarkston police Chief Christine Hudson told reporters, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Police in Georgia are still searching for a missing 1-year-old boy who was strapped into the backseat of a stolen grey Ford Explorer.

An Amber Alert was issued for Blaise Barnett early Wednesday, an hour after someone stole the SUV with him in it.

The child was in his car seat while his parents were unloading grocery bags at 1 a.m. Wednesday at the Parc 1000 apartments on Montreal Road in Clarkston, Georgia.

The keys were left in the ignition and the engine was running.

Xavier Barnett, Blaise's father, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he had just carried his 3-year-old nephew into the apartment, and when he returned for his son, the SUV was gone.

"I just broke down. Please, bring him home. The car don't even matter, just bring my son home," he said.
 

Police found the abandoned SUV Wednesday afternoon, 11 hours after it was stolen. But the child is still missing.

The SUV with paper tags was located at the vacant Brannon Hills Condominiums complex along Memorial College Avenue.

James Dent told Channel 2 Action News he saw a man walking in the area, which drew his attention to the stolen SUV.

Dent said he tried to approach the man, who ran off shouting. Clarkston police found the man and questioned him, but later released him.

Social media users expressed their doubts about the case on Twitter.com.