Missing 5-year-old girl from Jackson Township found safe and sound in Illinois

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WJW) – An Ohio Amber Alert was canceled Friday night for a 5-year-old girl from Jackson Township.

The warning was issued to Ana Grace Burke on Friday afternoon after she was reported missing around 7.30pm on Thursday. Arrest warrants were issued for Jonathan Lee Stinnett, who was accused of kidnapping her.

Amber Alert’s website says Burke was found safe and sound in Bloomington, Illinois. Jackson Township police say officers were called to respond to a suspicious vehicle parked along the road. The child was recovered by police and is being assessed by medical staff.

Stinnett was taken to a prison in Illinois. He will be brought back to Ohio to be charged.

Ana Grace Burke had last been seen in the 7200 block of Fulton Dr. NW with Stinnett, police say.

Courtesy: Jackson Township Police Department

Investigators later obtained photos of Stinnett inside a store in Knox County, Ohio.

According to police, Stinnett is an “employee” of the child’s family.

Police say Stinnett and Ana Grace went to a park near the child’s home.

Stinnett recently moved to Jackson Township, and police say he had plans to move away soon.

Jackson Township Police Department is holding a press conference on this case Saturday afternoon at 7 p.m. 13.30

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