Amber alert canceled after Oklahoma girl recovered, reunited with mother

Tulsa police issued an amber alert for a 2-year-old taken from a day care facility Thursday afternoon.
BY AMANDA BLAND, Tulsa World Modified: July 11, 2013 at 3:20 pm •  Published: July 11, 2013

Officers arrested a man accused of taking his 2-year-old daughter from a day care Thursday afternoon and reunited the girl with her mother.

Unique Gill was taken from a day care by Shannon Dean near 5900 S. Peoria Ave. around 1 p.m., authorities said in a news release. Police stopped Dean's vehicle near 4300 N. Hartford Ave. within hours.

A protective order filed in Tulsa County District Court names Unique and her mother as petitioners against Shannon Dean, who also uses the last name Baker.

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