2 Cleveland children found safe after Amber Alert, mother in custody

Updated Sept 11, 2018
Armani Kelly and Anijah Kelly (Credit: Cleveland Division of Police)

UPDATE @ 10:25 a.m.: 

A statewide Amber Alert, issued for two abducted children from the Cleveland-area, has been canceled, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. 

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The two children, Armani Kelley, 7, and Anijah Kelley, 4 were found safe. The suspect in the Amber Alert, Arriel Bryant, the mother of both children, was taken into custody, officials said. 

FIRST REPORT

A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for two children, ages 4 and 7, who are in the care of their mother who is armed, according to a release by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.

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Armani Kelley, 7, and Anijah Kelley, 4, have been missing since Monday night after police say their mother, Arriel Bryant, fled the scene of a fatal shooting with them.

Photo: Arriel Bryant (Cleveland Division of Police)

According to the release, Bryant, 28, reportedly shot and killed the father of the two children in an incident in Cuyahoga County.

Authorities located Bryant’s vehicle, but she nor the children have been found, according to Cleveland-based CBS affiliate WOIO-TV.

Anijah is a 4-year-old girl with brown hair and eyes who stands 3 feet and weighs 40 pounds.

Armani is a 7-year-old boy with brown hair and eyes who stands 4 feet and weighs 60 pounds.

Arriel Bryant, 28, stands 5 feet, 3 inches and weighs 140 pounds. She has brown hair and eyes.

There is no vehicle description, according to the release. 

Anyone with information relating to their whereabouts are urged to contact 911.