Two in custody, child safe after Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old girl in Detroit, Michigan


DETROIT, MI (WCMH) – A man and woman are in custody following an AMBER Alert for a 2-year-old girl who was forcefully taken from her aunt’s house in Detroit Tuesday morning.

A statewide Amber Alert was briefly issued in Ohio, but it was canceled after the suspect was located in Detroit. The suspect led officers on a high speed chase before being captured.

Police tell NBC affiliate WDIV-TV that two people, a man and a woman, were taken into custody. The child was safely recovered.

This all stemmed from an event around 2:30am at a house on the west side of Detroit. Officers issued an Amber Alert after Sondra Renee was taken by knife point by Grady Lamar Barrett, 42.Keep checking for real-time updates on this story. To get alerts for breaking news, grab the free NBC4 News App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts.

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