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UPDATE: Missing baby found safe

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A missing 9-month-old baby has been found safe in Elkhart and her mother is under arrest.

The South Bend Police Department says 9 month-old-girl Bethany Ann Gipperich was last seen Friday, February 14th in the company of a female named "Amber."
 
The mother of the child, 31-Year-Old Heather Gipperich was listed as a missing person, but was found without her baby.

South Bend police say the child was found in Elkhart with the help of the Elkhart Police Department.

Heather Gipperich was arrested for Felony neglect.

Department of Child Services officials have been working the case with police and are taking custody of the child.

The child in good health and police are sorting out the details.  

Investigators are in Elkhart gathering additional information.
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