The five-year-old girl subject of this afternoon’s Amber Alert in the Toronto area has been found safe.
The child from the #AmberAlert has been located. Thank you for your assistance.
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) March 19, 2019
On Tuesday, March 19, around 3 pm, police responded to Armadale Public School located at 11 Coppard Avenue in Markham, after school staff called to report that Jannah Jaffri was allegedly abducted from her classroom by her father. According to police, the father is not supposed to have access to the child.
At approximately 6:12 pm, York Regional Police tweeted that Jannah was found in good health. Her father, 25-year-old Soloman Jaffri, has been taken into custody.
CHILD FOUND: We have located 5-year-old Jannah Jaffri in good health. Her father has been taken into custody. Investigation is ongoing. Thank you to our community for your assistance in bringing Jannah home safely.
— York Regional Police (@YRP) March 19, 2019
“Thank you to our community for your assistance in bringing Jannah home safely,” said police.