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An amber alert suspect was arrested in Boston

Massachusetts State Police in Boston arrested a woman Saturday morning who allegedly fled Pennsylvania will her sick infant son, triggering an amber alert.

Police activated the alert early Saturday morning for Tiffany Cherry, 36, who reportedly left Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, around 4:30 p.m. Friday, ignoring directions from medical personnel to seek emergency medical care for her ill son, Quavai Cherry. The two-and-a-half-month-old was severely dehydrated, according to police.

Quavia Cherry is receiving care at a Boston hospital, police said.

Tiffany Cherry will be arraigned Monday in Roxbury Municipal Court on warrants from Pennsylvania, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.

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