NORTH CAROLINA -

An AMBER Alert has been canceled for a missing Maryland girl who was believed to be in North Carolina.

According to investigators, the abductor is Caitlyn's father, 38-year-old Timothy Howard Virts. Police said the man is about 6-foot-3 and 280 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Caitlyn was taken from Dundalk in Balitmore County, Md., said investigators. She and her father were believed to be in Garysburg in Northampton County, N.C., on Thursday.