UPDATE: 7:41 A.M FRIDAY: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office confirms Emilia Newman, 13, has been found in Chattanooga as well.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding a 13-year-old girl who ran away with a 3-year-old boy. Authorities canceled the AMBER Alert after finding the child in Chattanooga.
The sheriff’s office said Emilia Newman, 13, ran away and took a neighbor’s child, 3-year-old Jacobey Stewart, with her. The sheriff’s office said the two went missing at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Thursday from Griffin Street in Powell.
The sheriff’s office said Jacobey takes medicine daily for his kidneys and still wear diapers due to medical issues.
According to the sheriff’s office, the two are traveling in a 2006 Light Green Mercury Mariner with tag number 28BK859. Authorities do not know the direction they are traveling in, but Newman has run away to the Scottsboro and Chattanooga, Tennessee area in the past.
The sheriff’s office said Newman in 5’3″ with brown hair and brown eyes.
If you have any information about where they could be, call the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office at 256-845-3801.