AMBER ALERT CANCELLED: Abducted child found safe, suspect in custody

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UPDATE 11:35 p.m.: Police in Newport News have safely located Autumn Williams. Eliejah Williams has been taken into custody.


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia State Police in conjunction with the Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse has issued an Amber Alert on behalf of the Newport News Police Department for a child abduction that is said to have occurred just after 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

The child is believed to be in extreme danger and was last seen near Ayrshire Way in Newport News.

Autumn Williams, a four-year-old black female has reportedly been abducted by Eliejah Chalid Hasani Williams, a black male with brown hair, brown eyes, is 6-feet tall and weighs 170 lbs.

The alleged abductor was last seen driving a 2000 Silver Nissan Xterra with Virginia license plate VGK-5046.

Autumn is 3’6″ tall and weighs 40 lbs. She was last seen wearing a blue Frozen princess gown.

If you have any information surrounding this Amber Alert, you are asked to call Newport News Police at (757) 928-4100.

Visit vaamberalert.com for more information.

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