Amber Alert Canceled for 9-Year-Old Girl

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Jasmine Bishara


A statewide Amber Alert has been canceled for a 9-year-old girl, abducted from Franklin County Thursday afternoon.

Authorities say Jasmine Bishara has been found safe with her non-custodial mother, Christine Bishara.

Officials issued the alert Thursday evening after Jasmine was taken by Bishara from her home in Columbus, at around 4:45 p.m. Bishara was described as being a paranoid schizophrenic, who has had homicidal and suicidal thoughts.

Bishara is in police custody.

Additional details were not immediately released.