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AT & T introduces new Amber Alert GPS

Your young child disappears. What do you do?  How can you make sure he or she is safe???
Channel 3's Kalie Desimone put a new product to the test.   A GPS device that keep a virtual eye on your child at all times.

Frank Smith- Store Manager, At&T
"It's designed for kids between the ages of 2 and 10 and it's a way to keep in contact with kids when the parents can't physically be there."

So how exactly does the Amber Alert GPS work?  You set up what are called "zones" -- basically areas around your home, your child's friend's homes or their school or daycare.   If they travel in or out of those zones, you get an automatic text message.

Frank Smith- Store Manager, At&T
"If they are in trouble there is a SOS button that they can hit that contacts the parent you've decided."

Check out the app that comes with the device- you can access it on your phone or any computer- it shows where the device and your child has been in 15 minute increments

Frank Smith- Store Manager, At&T
"In today's day and age you can't be too safe or too safe with your kids."
 But perhaps one of the most eye-opening options -- a sex offender database.

Frank Smith- Store Manager, At&T
"It keeps up with the database with predators and so you can have an alert so that when your child is within 500 feet of a registered predator you can see who is in that area."

The device is available now only at AT&T.
 It costs 129.99 with a monthly fee of 10-dollars...

The Amber Alert GPS can also be used for elderly people who could wander away from home.