Missing 6-week-old child found unharmed in Youngstown

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – A 6-week-old baby was taken from Cleveland but has since been found safe in Youngstown.

Cleveland issued an AMBER ALERT for Cannon Tatum, a white male with gray eyes and black hair weighing 14 pounds. The alert was issued early Wednesday morning.

Cleveland police said he was found unharmed late Wednesday morning after the alert was issued at 4 a.m. The AMBER ALERT has been canceled.

Their investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.

According to his mother and police reports, the child was taken by a family friend who stole her vehicle with Cannon in the backseat around 11 p.m.

The child and the suspect were last seen in the area of West 85th and Madison in Cleveland before being found in Youngstown. Police say the suspect is 23-year-old TaShanee Dumas. In the reports, she is described as a 5’2″ Black female weighing 210 pounds.

She is driving a black 2006 Chevy Impala with Ohio temporary tag number M388569. The car has damage on its side. The mother, Champell Tatum, told police officers Dumas physically assaulted her after the two argued before taking her car.

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