Amber Alert canceled: 2-year-old found safe in NC

LENOIR, N.C. -- Officials say a 2-year-old who was the focus of a state Amber Alert was found safe Wednesday night.

Rylee Scott Watson was found safe and in good condition in Mocksville, N.C., officials say.

At the time of the Amber Alert being issued, 31-year-old Zachary Scott Watson was identified as the suspect. Officials did not say if Watson is being held in custody.

Editor's note: It was originally reported that Watson was located in Knoxville, Tennessee. That information was later clarified by authorities in Lenoir. 

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