CLEVELAND - An Amber Alert in Cleveland is over after four siblings abducted from school by their father were found safe.
Cleveland police said Octavia Hatchell, 33, is in custody. He's accused of abducting his four children on Wednesday from Horizon Schools in Cleveland's second district and threatening to hurt them and himself.
Shortly after 5:30 p.m., police found Octavia Hatchell Jr., 11, Tamiyah Hatchell, 10, Alonte Hatchell, 9, and Tameya Hatchell, 6. The kids were found unharmed in the 1400 block of Sulzer Ave. in Euclid.
Authorities said a resident saw the Amber Alert then noticed the 33-year-old and the children and called 911. Euclid police quickly responded.
The children have since been taken to a Cleveland hospital.
The Amber Alert was issued at 3 p.m. when police were called by the kids' mother.
“We were told by the mother that he said he was going to kill them and kill himself,” said Cleveland police Sgt. Sammy Morris.
A look at the 33-year-old's record shows he's no stranger to the court system. Octavia Hatchell was charged with aggravated burglary and assault in 1996 and 2000.
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