Girl abducted from Shellsburg, Iowa; Amber Alert issued

Sean Shannon, 37, is accused of abducting Kiley Shannon, 11.

Update: According to KCRG-TV, the girl was found in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, around 11:20 p.m. Friday, just over an hour after the Amber Alert was issued.


An Amber Alert was issued late Friday night for a little girl taken from Shellsburg, Iowa.

Officials said Kiley Seane Shannon, 11, was abducted by her non-custodial father, Sean Shannon, 37.

Kiley Shannon is described as a white female, 5â?? tall, weighing 70 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

She was wearing a green fishnet tank top with a jean mini skirt and pink flip flops.

Authorities said Kileyâ??s hair was pulled back in a ponytail when she was taken.

Sean Shannon is described as a white male, 6â??2â?? tall, weighing 250 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Sean was wearing a white shirt, black gym shorts and white/red tennis shoes.

He has a tattoo on the right side of his neck as well as numerous other tattoos elsewhere on his body.

The two are traveling in a 1998 green Chrysler Cirrus with Iowa license plate 452-WWY.

Anyone who sees this vehicle or Sean or Kiley Shannon is asked to call the Benton County, Iowa Sheriffâ??s Office at (319) 472-2337 immediately.