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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianpolis Metropolitan Police Department says 2-year-old Syncere Vertner has been safely returned to her home.

Around 4:20 p.m. police said she was back in the care of her mother.

Police thanked the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Region Fugitive Task Force for helping in the investigation.

Vertner went missing from her home in the 1700 block of Pemberton Lane, and was thought to have been taken by 44-year-old Ted Vertner, her non-custodial father.

Officers believed he took the child from the home, leaving the residence in a brown 1973 Cadillac.

Police did not believe the child was in danger.

Police haven’t released anymore details. 

(Photo: IMPD)