AMBER Alert cancelled: child found safe

Matthew R. Trent, pictured on the left, is the suspect. Keiria Marie Trent, on the right, is missing. (Photos: AMBER Alert website, background MGN Online)

(UPDATE) -- The AMBER Alert for Keiria Marie Trent has been cancelled. Newark police say she has been found safe and her father is in custody.


NEWARK, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - An AMBER Alert has been issued for a 1 year old who was reportedly taken from Newark by her father.

Keiria Marie Trent was last seen wearing either a blue princess tutu dress or a strapless white and pink stripe dress and has a bruise on her right cheek. Her father, Matthew R. Trent, is accused of going into his daughter's mother's home in Newark and taking her while she was being watched by an older sibling.

Trent is a 5'5" male who weights 140 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes, and may be driving a 2006 Black Saturn Ion with Red Rims and Ohio plate GUF5050.

Keiria is a white 17-month-old with blonde hair and blue eyes.

Police said they aren't sure where the pair is headed. Call 911 if you see the child, the suspect or the vehicle. You can also call 1-877-AMBER-OH (1-877-262-3764) or 911 to be transferred directly to the investigating law enforcement agency or to hear the alert information.

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