MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The AMBER alert system did its job Thursday after authorities say a mother abducted her child.

Authorities issued the alert after they say Yusra Abumayaleh, 30, took her 15-month-old daughter from a Coon Rapids daycare on Wednesday. She’s now facing one charge of deprivation of custodial rights.

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The daycare did not know the mother had lost custody of her child. Then police learned that Abumayaleh had made statements to social workers about harming herself and other people.

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The State Patrol found them on I-35W at Stinson Boulevard Thursday night. A citizen called police after seeing the Amber Alert.

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If convicted, Abumayaleh will face up to two years in prison and a fine of up to $4,000.