Ayvani Hope Perez(Photo: Clayton County police)
(Photo: Clayton County police)
ELLENWOOD, Ga. -- Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl after they say home invaders abducted her from her house south of Atlanta.
Clayton County police said Ayvani Hope Perez was abducted from a home in the Ellenwood neighborhood on Brookgate Drive when two armed men broke in.
Ayvani was last seen wearing blue and grey Star Wars pajamas and a blue and grey superhero shirt.
She is 4 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 93 pounds.
Police say the armed suspects were driving a grey Dodge or Chevrolet sedan and that Ayvani is believed to be in extreme danger.
Ayvani was taken by a black male wearing dark-colored clothing. Clayton County police officer Phong Nguyen said the intruders demanded jewelry and money when they broke in through the back door. There were two kids home at the time - Ayvani and her 15-year-old brother. Police did not release his name.
As their home was being invaded, Ayvani's mother tried to hide both of the kids, but the intruders found the girl.
One of the men shot the family dog, Nguyen said. The dog was not killed, and taken to a nearby vet for treatment.
A nationwide Amber Alert was issued at around 3:00 a.m. to help find Ayvani.
Clayton County officers have blocked Brookgate Street while they investigate the area.