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(HOUSTON) — An 8-month-old child who was in her mother’s car when it was stolen was found safe early Monday morning, snuggled in her car seat that was left among weeds along a Houston road.

The infant, Genesis Haley, was in her mother’s car at a Houston area gas station when the car was stolen. Police were able to locate the stolen vehicle, but the child was still missing.

An amber alert was issued immediately.

Early Monday morning, a jogger called 911 after saying she heard a crying baby in the bushes along a road, ABC News affiliate KTRK reported. Police hurried to the scene and found Genesis in the bushes, still in her car seat.

She was taken to Texas Children’s Hospital and is in good condition, Houston Police Department public information officer Victor Senties told ABC News.

Houston Police are investigating the incident and have not released any further information at this point.

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