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Published October 07, 2010, 02:33 PM

Aneta Child Wasn't Kidnapped; Mother Wrongly Sought

After authorities scoured eastern North Dakota for a 4-year-old believed to have been abducted by the child's mother, no one ended up being charged. Authorities now say the mother did have the right to take her 4-year-old child off a school bus in Aneta yesterday.

After authorities scoured eastern North Dakota for a 4-year-old believed to have been abducted by the child's mother, no one ended up being charged.

Authorities now say the mother did have the right to take her child off a school bus in Aneta yesterday.

Wednesday the Nelson County Sheriff's Department believed 35-year-old Jaqueline Kiesat was not supposed to be in contact with her child because of a court order.

That prompted regional sheriff's department authorities, the FBI, and Minnesota law enforcement put out an Amber Alert as they searched for her and her child and put out an APB for Kiesat's vehicle.

Deputies set up staging areas at North Dakota/Minnesota border crossings because they believed Kiesat was trying to take the child from North Dakota to New Hope, Minnesota. Kiesat was found near Fargo and taken in for questioning. The child was temporarily placed in protective custody.

Authorities say the mother has been released from police custody, and she has been allowed to take her child with her.

Three others who were with the mother were also released and are not facing any charges.

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