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Amber Alert deactivated after missing teen found, man taken into custody

An Amber Alert was issued for a 17-year-old girl. The suspect is identified as Rodney Brown III, 19. The teen has since been found, and Brown is in custody, according to CBI.

The Amber Alert issued late Tuesday for a teen who police said was taken from a parking lot in Sheridan by her boyfriend has been canceled Wednesday evening after the teen was found and the man was taken into custody, CBI said.

The Amber Alert was issued around 11 p.m. for the 17-year-old. She had a protection order preventing her boyfriend from contacting her, police said. 

Officers responded to the PetSmart at 3720 River Point Pkwy. around 5 p.m. Tuesday because two women were yelling for someone to call 911. 

When they arrived witnesses told them a juvenile female was attempting to get out of her boyfriend’s car after a physical struggle with him. He physically prevented her from getting out of the car and drove off, police said.

The suspect was identified as Rodney Brown III, 19. Police said he is known to be violent and has access to weapons. He is in custody.