Amber Alert canceled for 5 year old girl

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – An Amber Alert has now been canceled for a child believed to be abducted from Franklin County, Ohio.

The child, Ella Barnhart, 5, was last seen at 836 Vista Drive in the City of Gahanna shortly after 4:00 p.m.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol confirms the Amber Alert was canceled just before 5:00 p.m.

The statewide Amber Alert described the girl four feet tall, 50 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.

The suspect was believed to be her non-custodial father, 32 year old Nicholas Barnhart.

The status of where the child was located is still being confirmed, but she is safe.

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