Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Clayton County Police: Ayvani Perez found, alive

By Carolyn Ryan, All News 106.7

 BREAKING: Clayton County police just confirmed that 14-year-0ld Ayvani Hope Perez has been found and is alive. No other details have been released. Stay with FOX 5 on-air and online for more updates! More than 24 hours after the GBI activated a Levi's Call, efforts to find and bring 14-year-old Ayvani Hope Perez back home intensified, FOX 5's Carolyn Ryan reports. "To the perpetrators of this heinous act, Release Ayvani unharmed," Clayton Co. Police Lt. Marc Richards demanded in a news release sent out by the police department late-morning Wednesday. Lt. Richards urged law enforcement to remain vigilant, media to continue to spread the word and the community to all the Tip Line -- (770) 477-3513 – if they have information concerning the whereabouts of Ayvani or the two men who abducted her. Regarding reports of the two suspects sending a ransom note to Ayvani's family, FOX 5's Carolyn Ryan says she spoke with and FBI source who said that had not been confirmed by the FBI. Media, both local and beyond, remain camped out in the Clayton County subdivision where, police say, two men broke into the teen's home about 2 a.m. Tuesday, and took the girl after her mother was unable to meet the suspects demands' for money and jewelry.