NEWARK, Ohio – An Amber Alert issued Sunday evening for a missing 1-year-old girl was canceled after her father who took her was found, police said.
Matthew R. Trent, 27, was found in Licking County, the Newark police department wrote on its Twitter page.
Trent located in Licking County https://t.co/aGfU46DREV
— Newark Police PIO (@NewarkPD_OH_PIO) June 18, 2017
Trent is accused of taking his daughter about 5 p.m. while she was being watched by her sister, according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. The girl was found safe about 7 p.m. in the custody of a relative, the Newark Advocate reports.
No further information about the girl’s recovery was immediately released.
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