CRI Alert CANCELLED - toddler (3) and mother (40) located 'safe and well'
A three-year-old girl and her mother (40) - who were the subject of a nationwide CRI Alert - have been found 'safe and well'.
Gardai cancelled the CRI alert at 2.50pm.
The alert was first issued just before 1pm this afternoon.
The mum and toddler were reported missing from their home in Rathfarnham in Dublin and were last seen in Tara, Co Meath, at 9.45am this morning.
After the nationwide alert was issued, the pair were sighted in Blanchardstown, West Dublin, shortly before 2pm in their Skoda Fabia car.
The alert was cancelled less than an hour later.
The CRI alert was issued on electronic boards on major roadways across the country before its cancellation before 3pm.
"Gardai wish to advise that the CRI Alert has now been cancelled. Grace and Anna Penar Turner both been found safe and well.
"Gardai wish to express their thanks to all members of the public and media for their assistance in this matter.
"We would ask that the privacy of the family be respected."