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Gilmer PD issues amber alert, girl returned safely

Johnathan Jabreal Darden. Photo Source: Upshur County Jail. Johnathan Jabreal Darden. Photo Source: Upshur County Jail.

GILMER, TX (KLTV) - An Amber Alert was issued by the Gilmer Police Department for a 13-year-old girl Friday morning.

According to authorities, the girl was taken without permission by her mother's boyfriend, Johnathan Jabrea Darden, 27.

Darden is charged with enticing a child with intent of felony and assault causing bodily injury of family member. Although Darden has not yet been formally arraigned, the JP tells KLTV that he plans to send bonds at $48,500.

The girl was returned safely to her mother about 10 minutes after the Amber Alert was issued.

Darden. was taken into custody at the Gilmer Street Apartments just before 10 am.

The Gilmer Police Department tells KLTV 7 that the investigation is ongoing.

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