WHITEHALL, Ohio (WJW) – An Amber Alert has been canceled for a Franklin County toddler Sunday evening, investigators say.

An Amber Alert was previously issued across Central Ohio for the toddler after investigators said he was playing in the front yard when a female took him in a Ford Explorer.

The incident reportedly happened around 5:15 p.m. on Elaine Road in Whitehall.

The Whitehall Police Department later confirmed to WCMH in Columbus that the that child was at home safe. 

As of 8:56 p.m. Sunday, the Amber Alert has been canceled.