Alabama Man Found in Ohio After 13 Years

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A minor who was reported missing in Alabama 13 years ago has been found in Cleveland Ohio, authorities say, reported CNN.

Julian Hernandez was his legal mother when he disappeared on August 28, 2002. He was five years old then. He was also found in Ohio with his father, who’s now facing charges in connection with the abduction, police expressed. The man is now 18 years old now, reported ABC NEWS.

“It was just great for me to be able to tell the mother…he is doing well,” Lt. Johnny Evans of the Vestavia Hills Police Department in Alabama stated on November 5.

The father was Bobby Hernandez, and he was arrested Monday in the abduction. The court records from Cuyahoga County in Ohio did not specify exact charges against him. Bobby hernandez made his first ever appearance in the Cuyahoga County Court on Wednesday, and his bond was set at  $250,000. His preliminary is set for November 12, according to CNN.

Hernandez will face charges in Jefferson County, Alabama in the 2002 abduction. There’s a possibility that he could face additional charges.The Vestavia Hills Police Department labored in collaboration with the FBI’s Violent Crime Task Force in Cleveland, the National Center for Missing and exploited Children and the Birmingham division of the FBI, reported