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Suspect In Gahanna Amber Alert In Custody

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Nicholas Lee Barnhart Nicholas Lee Barnhart
GAHANNA, Ohio - A 32-year-old man is in custody after an Amber Alert was issued for his 5-year-old daughter Monday afternoon.

According to Gahanna police, an Amber Alert was issued for 5-year-old Ella Barnhart at about 4:30 p.m. She was last seen with her father Nicholas Lee Barnhart at 836 Vista Dr. in Gahanna at about 4:07 p.m.

Nicholas and Ella were located by troopers on U.S. 33 near Logan just before 5 p.m.

Ella is safe and Nicholas has been taken into custody, officials said.

According to officials, a female was found with Ella and Nicholas. She was detained and transported to Gahanna police for questioning.

Investigators said Ella was safe and did not have any apparent injuries when she was found.

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