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Maryland State Police News Release

Amber Alert Issued For Virginia State Police

The Amber Alert has been cancelled. The child has been located unharmed and the suspect is in custody. Thank you to everybody for your assistance.



 On behalf of the VIRGINIA STATE POLICE, an Amber Alert is being activated for a missing child, believed to have been taken forcibly by her non-custodial mother

CHILD: 3-year-old, Amelia Kraus, W/F, 3 feet tall, 34 pounds. last seen wearing a a pink Boston Red Sox shirt, pink and grey tights, and a pair of white and pink Under Armor shoes.

SUSPECT Catherine Agnes Kraus, white female, blonde hair, brown eyes, 5 foot 10 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds.  She is believed to be wearing a wig and has shaved her head.

Vehicle:  2010 BLACK VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG                                                            

License:  Massachusetts  registration ***  WS5025***

LOCATION: Area of Frederick Maryland area

CONTACT:  Fairfax County Police Department at 703-877-3877 or 3840 or visit or dial 911