Jeffrey Dean Shelton is charged with child kidnapping and other crimes for allegedly abducting the girl from her home Wednesday.
Abigail Berthoff was reportedly taken from a couch in the living room of her home around 6:50 this morning.
“This has been a very trying time for our family, but we are grateful and relieved that mom is back with us, safe and healthy,” the Ripken family said in a statement.
Former abductee Elizabeth Smart hosts “Taken”, which airs at 9 p.m. St. Louis time.
The girl was reportedly taken by her father, who has a history of assault.
Woman was locked in trunk of her own car
She was locked in her own car trunk, but knew a way out.
Overland Park police are looking for a woman who is missing for the second time in a week.
A suspect in Tuesday’s reported abduction of a Belleville teen has been released from custody as police search for more evidence.
Boy rode off when he realized man was a stranger.