Canton Police believe a man tried to abduct a 13-year-old girl yesterday (Thurs) as she was walking to school.

They tell NewsChannel 5 a man stopped her near 7th and Smith Avenue around 9 a.m. and said he needed help finding his dog. She ignored him and walked away.

The suspect is described as 40-60 years old with combed back salt-and-pepper hair, dark circles under his eyes, and possibly missing teeth. He was driving a light-colored 4-door car.

Anyone with information is asked to call Canton Police at 330-489-3144.

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UPDATE: Chagrin Falls police have officially canceled the Amber Alert, with the wording: "Parties located safely by Pennsylvania State Police."


UPDATE: There is a report that police have been in contact with Tatyana Edwards.

NewsChannel 5 reports that Chagrin Falls police have been talking with Edwards, who says she has legal custody of the girls. The television station reports that Edwards is heading for her home in Harrisburg, and that Pennsylvania State Police plan to meet her there.

Edwards reportedly told the police that the children are "fine", though won't talk about if she has any firearm.


Authorities in Chagrin Falls have issued an Amber Alert for three children police say were taken by their mother.

Chagrin Falls police say 33 year-old Tatyana Edwards took her three children - ages 2, 4 and 10 - from Chagrin Falls. Police say that the children may be in danger of physical harm from their mother, who couild have a firearm in her possession.

Police also say child abuse charges are pending.

The vehicle, a 2008 powder blue Chrysler Caravan with Pennsylvania license plate HVW4232, was last seen at about 10:40 a.m. today in Chagrin Falls, and is believed to headed on the Ohio Turnpike towards the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area.

Anyone with information on this is being asked to call the Chagrin Falls Police Department at 440-247-7321.

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Monday, 26 September 2011 15:09

MOVIE REVIEW - Abduction

Taylor Lautner has put away his wolf fangs for an hour and a half, and stars in the new thriller, Abduction. Yes, the Twilight co-star has his own gig till the big cash starts rolling in from the next Twilight flick in November.

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