UPDATE 8/27/18; 3:00 p.m.: The Jacksonville Police Department has inactivated the Amber Alert at this time.
According to the Jacksonville Police Department, Jal’ah Ware has been found and is safe. The suspect in her kidnapping, Jal’on Ware, her biological father, is still at large and being sought by law enforcement.
An Amber Alert was issued after Jal’ah was reportedly taken by her biological father during an aggravated residential burglary where he reportedly assaulted and shot a man.
The suspect, Jal’on Ware, 21, is described as a dark-complected black male. He is about 5’4” tall with black hair and brown eyes. He may be traveling with Jal’ah in a white 2018 Jeep Cherokee with a temporary Arkansas license plate. Suspect may also be in a 2018 white Dodge Charger with Arkansas license plate # 885 XMH.
If you have any information about the location of Jal’on Ware, contact the Jacksonville Police Department at (501) 985-2802. If you see the suspect, call 911 immediately. Again, he is considered armed and dangerous.