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Missing girl found alive in Jackson County, OH

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The Jackson County Sheriff's Department says that a homeowner on Oakland Road in Liberty Township found Macey naked and crying in her backyard.


She was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

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UPDATE:

A girl who went missing in Jackson County, OH today was found alive.

According to the mayor of Jackson, Randy Heath, Macey was found six miles away in Liberty Township.  A woman called police and told them that Macey had walked up to her house. 

According to officials, there is no visible harm to Macey.

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UPDATE:

Police and search teams are looking for a missing 6-year-old girl.  Macey Stewart was reported missing this afternoon.

A water rescue crew is searching Salt Lick Creek for Macey Stewart.  Frank Stewart, Macey's father, was questioned by police earlier today. 

Macey's older sister is handing out flyers in the neighborhood.
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UPDATE:

We have new information in the case of a missing child in Jackson, Ohio.

Jackson police dispatchers said Macey's father told police he was out getting air in tires at the time of her disappearance.

Dispatchers said she was being watched by a 15-year-old babysitter at the time of her disappearance.

Dispatchers said the 15-year-old told police he was sitting on the porch with the child, and when he walked away for a moment, she disappeared.

We are told search crews are out right now. The Ohio State Highway Patrol airplane and K-9 Unit are assisting in the search.

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ORIGINAL:

A 6-year-old is reported missing in Jackson, Ohio.
 
The child is identified as Macey Stewart.
 
Dispatchers said Macey's father, Frank Stewart, reported her missing around 2:10 a.m. Friday morning.

Family said they believe she was abducted from the porch of her home on 207 N. Chestnut St. in Jackson.

Dispatchers said there is no proof she was abducted at this time.
 
Dispatchers said Macey's mother is currently in jail for an unrelated incident.