CENTER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – An East Texas 2-year-old girl is safe after allegedly being abducted by her father on Tuesday, leading to a statewide Amber Alert.

Zamaya Whitaker and her father, Zenas Whitaker, went missing around noon.

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Zimia Whitaker and Zenas Whitaker (credit: @TX_Alerts)

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According to police reports, Zenas handed Zamaya over to authorities in Alto, about an hour from Center, on Wednesday morning, Bryan CBS affiliate KBTX-TV reported.

Zenas was then arrested and taken into custody.

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Child Protective Services will take custody of the 2-year-old.