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Amber Alert canceled after 1-year-old South Fulton girl found safe, father in custody

An Amber Alert has been issued for one-year-old Cali McClean who Georgia authorities say was abducted Wednesday night from her home in South Fulton.
Published: Mar. 17, 2022 at 4:57 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - An Amber Alert issued for one-year-old Cali McClean has been canceled after South Fulton police found her safe. Her biological father, 33-year-old Erjahn McClean, has been taken into custody in connection to her disappearance.

Georgia authorities say she was abducted Wednesday night from a home in South Fulton.

CBS46 went to the 5000 block of Upper Elm St where Cali was last seen on Wednesday.

Rosetta Dobbins, the mother of the toddler told CBS46 that she and Cali were visiting South Fulton to see her mothers best friend who lives in the county. Dobbins said on Wednesday Cali’s father suddenly started contacting her and was requesting to see Cali.

She said McClean lives in New York but in a matter of a few hours he showed up to her friends home in South Fulton County. She said he started acting very aggressive and was banging on the front door of the home where they were staying, demanding to see Cali.

Dobbins said when she eventually came outside with Cali so that he could see her, he assaulted Dobbins, took her phone, snatched little Cali and took off in a black 2022 Land Rover.

Cali McClean is believed to be traveling with Erjahn McClean in a Black 2022 Land Rover.
Cali McClean is believed to be traveling with Erjahn McClean in a Black 2022 Land Rover.(South Fulton Police Department)

According to Dobbins, police are pinging McClean’s phone in several different locations but they still have not made physical contact with him or Cali.

Dobbins said Cali was still wearing her pink two-piece night set when she was kidnapped by McClean. Dobbins told CBS46 that she is no longer in a relationship with McClean but she allows him to see his daughter Cali.

Cali has dark colored hair and brown eyes.

Erjahn is described as being 5-foot-11-inches tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds. He is bald and has a beard and was last seen wearing all black with red and silver Balenciaga-brand shoes.

The two are likely traveling in the black 2022 Land Rover with a Florida license tag CHS7803.

A manhunt for McClean and Cali is underway. If you see the vehicle or know the whereabouts of the suspect and child, call 911 or the South Fulton PD at 404-808-3011.

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