Amber Alert canceled for 7-year-old East Cleveland girl


Editor’s Note: Cuyahoga County Department of Public Safety and Justice Services announced that the child was found safe late Tuesday morning.

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — The East Cleveland Police Department issued an Amber Alert for a missing 7-year-old girl early Tuesday. Later, authorities said she was found safe.

According to a news release sent by the Cuyahoga Emergency Communications Systems, the child was believed to have been taken by her father, Nashawn Brown, from their home on Nela View Rd. around 1:20 a.m.

Nashawn Brown, 36, is 6-feet, 3-inches tall and weighs about 230 pounds, the release said.

Nashawn Brown, Courtesy: Cuyahoga County Emergency Communications Systems

He was believed to be driving a 2013 gray Jeep Compass with Ohio license plate JBH8686.

2013 gray Jeep Compass with Ohio license plate JBH8686 (Courtesy: Cuyahoga Emergency Communications System)

Anyone with information is asked to call the East Cleveland Police Department at (216) 451-1234 or 911.

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