Pennsylvania State Police say they have found 6-year-old Aylin Hernandez safe, after she was believed to have been taken from the scene of a fatal stabbing at her home in Bridgeport, Connecticut Friday morning.
The suspect in that stabbing, Oscar Hernandez, was arrested after a crash Interstate 99 in Benner Township. A State Trooper was also involved in that three-car crash.
According to WTNH-TV Bridgeport police say after receiving multiple 911 calls of a dispute, officers responded to a “horrific” scene on Greenwood Street around 2:45 a.m. where two people were stabbed. Police say that it is Aylin’s mother who was found dead at the scene.
Just after 4:30 a.m., an Amber Alert was issued, and area agencies immediately began looking for the child. Aylin is believed to be with her father, 39-year-old Oscar Hernandez, who police say fled their Greenwood Street home following the homicide.
Around 11:00 a.m. a State Trooper from the Philipsburg Barracks observed a silver Hyundai Sonata, the car that was released in the Amber Alert.
That Trooper attempted to conduct a traffic stop. Hernandez refused to pull over and a pursuit began.
The chase ended after Hernandez struck a truck trailer on I-99.
He was arrested and taken to the hospital for treatment. The six-year-old girl was not injured.