Ohio Amber Alert: Keiria Trent abducted from Newark

PUBLISHED Sun, June 18, 2017 - 6:40pm EDT

An Ohio Amber Alert has been issued for 17-month-old Keiria Marie Trent after she was allegedly abducted from Newark by her father who is armed, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately. (more)

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The incident happened earlier on Sunday when Keiria was allegedly taken from 196 N 11th Street in Newark in Licking County, though specific details about the circumstances of the abduction were not immediately released.

The suspect has been identified as Matthew Trent, a 27-year-old white male with brown hair and blue eyes, standing 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing about 140 pounds. He is reportedly armed and should not be approached.

Matthew is believed to have taken his daughter in a 2006 Black Saturn Ion with Red Rims, bearing plate number GUF5050. It is unknown where Matthew is taking Keiria.

Keiria Trent is described as a 17-month-old white female with blonde hair and blue eyes, standing 3 feet tall and weighing 30 pounds. She was last seen wearing either a blue princess tutu dress or a strapless white and pink stripe dress.

Anyone who sees Keiria, Matthew, or the suspect is urged to call 911 immediately, or call 1-877-AMBER-OH (1-877-262-3764) if you have any other information that could help investigators.

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