Missing Newport News child found safe

Published 10:48 pm Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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UPDATE 11:15 p.m.: The child has been found safe, the Virginia State Police stated. Eliejah Williams is in custody.

Earlier: An AMBER Alert has been issued for a Newport News child.

Autumn Williams was reported abducted at 6:09 p.m. Wednesday, according to a Virginia State Police report.

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Autumn is a 4-year-old Black female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 3 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs 40 pounds and was last seen wearing a blue Frozen princess gown. She was last seen near Ayrshire Way in Newport News.

She is believed to have been abducted by Eliejah Chalid Hasani Williams, the state police stated. He is a Black male with brown hair and brown eyes, 6 feet tall and weighing 170 pounds. His clothing description is unknown. He was last seen driving a 2000 silver Nissan Xterra with Virginia tags VGK-5046.

“The child is believed to be in extreme danger,” the release stated.