CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - An Amber Alert was issued for a 2-year old girl taken by her estranged, bi-polar father. Mercedes Hernandez was taken from her mother's home at 13502 Bennington on Cleveland's Westside at 5:35 pm Saturday.
The alert was canceled around 9:30 p.m. when the toddler was located unharmed.
Mercedes was last seen in the company of her biological father, Austin Hernandez. Agustin is an Hispanic male who stands 5 ft, 5 inches tall and weighs 135 pounds. He has brown hair cut in a short fade and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue Roca Wear jacket and blue jeans. He suffers from bi-polar disorder and has a prior weapons conviction.
Mercedes Hernandez is described as 2 feet, 10 inches tall with brown hair. She was last seen wearing a pink winter jacket, khaki pants and white tennis shoes with Velcro straps. She has both of her ears pierced.