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Amber Alert cancelled for teen missing from Chandler, Terrianne Brooks

Posted at 12:02 PM, Jan 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-18 14:37:01-05

Officials have found a 15-year-old girl last seen in Chandler on Tuesday after an Amber Alert was issued.

The teen is safe and the suspect is in custody.

Authorities revealed Wednesday that the girl was found in Tuba City. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marines Tucson Air Branch tracked the suspect and the girl with a helicopter.

"This is an example of how Air and Marine Operations is ready to assist its partner law enforcement agencies when needed," said Tucson Air Branch Director Mitch Pribble in a statement.


An Amber Alert was issued on Monday morning for Terrianne Brooks, last seen near Rural and Ray roads in Chandler. She is believed to be heading to the Navajo Reservation, possibly with a man named Douglas Jones. 

Brooks was last seen wearing black skinny jeans with a dark colored jacket and a grey Jansport backpack. She is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and 100 pounds. She has long black hair and brown eyes. 

Officials do not have a description of a vehicle. 

Jones is 40 years old, 6 feet tall, 200 pounds and has short black hair and brown eyes. He is Native American. He may be armed with an AR-15.