GRIFTON, N.C. -- The 2-year-old girl at the center of an amber alert has been found safe.

WRAL reports 2-year-old London Exum was found safe with authorities and her dad, Devine Dashawn Exum. Exum is now in police custody.

Police believe Exum stabbed the mother of his child then ran off with her.

He's facing several charges including: first-degree kidnapping, rape and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

Grifton Chief of Police Bryan P. Cauley said the woman, a Virginia resident, and her daughter were visiting Exum at River Walk Apartments when the couple got into an altercation around 11 a.m. Thursday.

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