Infant found near Armidale after alleged abduction

A four-month-old baby girl has been found safe and well after a state-wide alert on Wednesday night.

NSW police issued an ‘Amber Alert’ just before 8pm on Wednesday, raising concerns for a four-month-old girl who was allegedly abducted from a Bellbird home in the Hunter Valley.

The little girl was found near Armidale, just before 10pm, Wednesday.

A NSW police statement said two women and a man were in police custody and are assisting with inquiries.

The matter is now being handled by the relevant agencies.

“We thank the public and members of the media for their assistance in relation to this matter,” The statement said.