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Amber Alert Issued For 6-Year-Old Bridgeport Girl After Fatal Stabbing

An Amber Alert has been issued for 6-year-old Aylin Sofia Hernandez, of Bridgeport, who is missing and believed to be with her father.
An Amber Alert has been issued for 6-year-old Aylin Sofia Hernandez, of Bridgeport, who is missing and believed to be with her father. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

UPDATE: Aylin Sofia Hernandez has been found safe in Pennsylvania and her father is in police custody. Click here for updated story .

Original story: BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Connecticut State Police have issued an Amber Alert for 6-year-old Aylin Sofia Hernandez, of Bridgeport, who might be with her father, according to State Police. He is a suspect in an overnight fatal stabbing in Bridgeport, police said.

The Bridgeport Police Department activated the Amber Alert and is investigating the child abduction that occurred on Greenwood Street at about 3:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24.

Missing is Aylin Sofia Hernandez, a Hispanic girl, with black hair and brown eyes. She is 4 feet tall and weighs about 55 pounds. Police did not know what she was wearing when she was abducted.

The suspect is Oscar Hernandez, a 39-year-old Hispanic male with short brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5-foot-3 and weighs about 185 pounds. He is believed to be her father.

Updated related story: Mother of missing 6-year-old girl found dead in Bridgeport home.

His vehicle has been identified as a 2017 silver Hyundai Sonata with Connecticut license plate AG91925. It is an Enterprise rental car. The suspect was last seen traveling on Jennings Street in the Bronx, N.Y. He was possibly heading for other locations in the Bronx or in New York City.

Hernandez is suspected of abducting the girl after committing a homicide in Bridgeport, state police said.

The landlord of the building at 69 Greenwood St. in Bridgeport called police about a stabbing around 2:45 a.m. and officers found two stabbing victims, one of whom is dead, NBC Connecticut said .

In addition to Connecticut, the Amber Alert includes New York City as well as the following New York counties: Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, Columbia, Greene, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster. Hernandez is believed to be in the New York City area.

Anyone with any information on this abduction is asked to call 911 immediately to provide information or report a sighting.

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