Southfield Amber Alert Canceled; Child Safe, Father In Custody

WWJ News
July 13, 2020 - 8:00 pm
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(WWJ) A Southfield toddler who was the subject of an Amber Alert on Monday is safe. 

Police said 1-year-old Jaliyah Ford, who was abducted at gunpoint Monday, has been recovered and is unharmed. 

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According to police, there was a custody dispute between the child's parents in the parking lot of the Metropolitan Professional Center, located at 16000 W. 9 Mile Road, at around 1:45 p.m. Shots were fired, but no one was injured. 

The suspect — identified as the child's father, Jeremy Christopher Ford — allegedly took the little girl in a black Chrysler 300. 

Later Monday evening, police said the father and child were found, and that the man was taken into custody. 

No further information was immediately released.