Amber Alert canceled: Md. infant safe after father turns self in

Police say a Maryland infant is safe and an Amber Alert has been canceled after the alleged abductor, believed to be the girl's father, turned himself into authorities.

26-year-old Deare Marquise Denny turned himself in to Prince George's County officers shortly after 8:30 p.m.Tuesday.

An Amber Alert had been issued for 5-month-old Drew Marie Denny earlier Tuesday evening after investigators say Denny took her from her mother's home in Poolesville.

Police say at around 3:15 p.m., 26-year-old Denny punched the girl's mother and displaying a handgun at the home.

Police say Deare Denny fled the home in a rental car with the young child.

Denny faces charges of first degree assault, second degree assault, possession of a handgun in a vehicle, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/crime of violence, reckless endangerment, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, abduction by a relative, and hiding a child within the state.

Denny was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Center and is being held without bond.

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