Amber Alert near Columbus canceled after child found safe

Newark Police say Keiria was found safe and her father, the suspect, is in custody

The Newark Division of Police has issued a statewide Amber Alert Sunday afternoon after a man reportedly took his daughter.
Amber Alert suspect Matthew R. Trent.

NEWARK, OH (WCMH) — An Amber Alert issued for a one-year-old in Licking County has been canceled.

Newark Police say Keiria was found safe and her father, the suspect, is in custody.

The Newark Division of Police issued a statewide Amber Alert Sunday afternoon after a man reportedly took his daughter.

The missing child was Keiria Marie Trent, who is 1 year old, approximately 30 pounds and 3 feet tall with blonde hair and blue eyes. She also has a bruise on her cheek

The suspect’s name is Matthew Trent. He is 27, 5’5″, weighs 140 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes. He is possibly armed and dangerous and threatening suicide.

According to the official alert, the child was being watched by her sister at a home in the 100 block of North 11th Street in Newark. Trent, the child’s father, reportedly came and took the child. It is unknown where the suspect is taking her.

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