AMBER Alert issued for missing Newark baby

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 1-year-old girl in Newark, Ohio.

Keiria is described as a three foot tall, white female, with blonde hair and blue eyes. She is possibly wearing either a blue tutu or a strapless pink dress with flowers. She has a bruise on her right cheek.

Police believe Matthew R. Trent has the baby in a 2006 Black Saturn Ion with Red Rims with license plate number GUF5050.

Authorities described the toddler as 3 feet tall, weighing 30 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes.

Newark police confirmed that the father, Matthew Trent, was located in eastern Licking County off of Briarcliff Road and is in custody.

The suspect, 27 year-old Matthew R Trent, was arrested at a farm near Newark a few hours later.

For any other Amber Alert reports police ask you to call or dial 911 or 1-877-AMBER-OH (1-877-262-3764).

  • Joanne Flowers