Amber Alert canceled, 7-year-old girl found safe

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio (WCMH) — An Amber Alert has been canceled after a missing Jefferson County girl was found safe.

Police spent much of the night looking for seven-year-old Mariska Montgomery. Shortly after 4:30 a.m.Wednesday, the Amber Alert was canceled.

Police said Mariska Montgomery was taken by her father, Scott M. Montgomery.

Investigators were unsure of Scott Montgomery’s motive, as they say he never had any contact with Mariska Montgomery in the past.

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