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Arrest made in Des Moines Amber Alert

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

After an Amber Alert was briefly issued last week in Des Moines, the boy's mother has been arrested.

Twenty-two-year-old Melanie Stout was taken into custody on Monday for violating a custodial order and escaping from a correctional facility.

Last Thursday, Stout's 3-year-old son was not returned to his custodial guardian in Des Moines. The boy was found a few hours later.

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