2003 blue Toyota Corolla (not actual suspect car)

Mother charged with abduction after Ohio Amber Alert

Brianna Harris, 23, has been charged with abduction and endangering children after she drove off with her four kids, causing an Ohio Amber Alert Saturday, according to our partners at WCPO.

Victim found with gunshot wound after shooting near Brown St.

Harris is the non-custodial mother of her children she took Friday from a home in Euclid, in suburban Cleveland.

The children were found safe with Harris in the 1300 block of Superior Avenue on Saturday. 

The Department of Child and Family Services have taken the children into custody.

The father of the children has custody and reported them missing.

Harris was on probation for aggravated assault in 2014 and had an open warrant for her arrest from May for failing to appear at her probation appointment, according to court records.

This investigation is still open, and authorities said additional arrests are possible.

UPDATE @ 5:55 p.m.:

According to the Cleveland Police Department, the four children have been located and are in the process of being evaluated.

UPDATE @ 5:45 p.m.:

According to Fox 8 News, the vehicle connected to the Amber Alert has been found, but the mother and children were not found with the vehicle.



A statewide Ohio amber alert has been issued as of 4:30 p.m. for one suspect and four children in a blue 2003 Toyota Corolla, dealer place 0157330.

Four children were taken by their non-custodial mother in the city of Euclid in Cuyahoga County on E. 193 St.

The suspect, Brianna A. Harris, is 23, stands 5 feet 7, weighs 195 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair. She suffers from a bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, and is reportedly off her medication.

Brianna A. Harris, 23, suspect

The children missing are:

  • Savannah Harris, female, age 2, brown hair and brown eyes, 2 feet, and 50 pounds. She had a tracheotomy in the last 24 hours and needs oxygen;
  • Zayanna Harris, female, age 2, brown hair and brown eyes, 2 feet, and 50 pounds;
  • Kylee Harris, female, age 4, black hair and brown eyes, 3 feet, and 75 pounds; and
  • Tayveon Harris, male, age 7, brown hair and brown eyes, 4 feet, and 74 pounds.
Savannah Harris, 2 - top left; Tayveon Harris, 7, top right; Zayanna Harris, 2, botton left; Kylee Harris, 4, bottom right

The clothing for all children is unknown. 

Call or dial 9-1-1 if you see the children, the suspect, or the vehicle.

You can also call 1-877-AMBER-OH (1-877-262-3764) or 911 to be transferred directly to the investigating law enforcement agency or the hear the alert information. 

Got a tip? Call our monitored 24-hour line, 937-259-2237, or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio.com

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