UPDATE 11:19 p.m.:
The Department of Public Safety is announcing that the AMBER Alert issued earlier in the evening has been cancelled. There is no further information at this point.
BLACK HAWK CO., Iowa – An AMBER Alert was issued at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday for three children from Black Hawk County believed to have been taken by a male suspect.
Black Hawk County authorities are trying to three two girls, Mia Elaine Gaffney, Brooklyn Anne-Marie Gaffney, and Nevaeh Hogan. Mia is described as white, 4’0″, weighing 80 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 6 years old. Brooklyn is 8 years old, 4’4″, 80 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Nevaeh Hogan is 8 months old and described as a white female. So far a photo has not been provided.
They are believed to be with Shaun Michael Hogan, 36, described as black, 6’3″, 250 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Authorities have not released any information about his connection to the girls. They are believed to be in a red Pontiac Grand Am with license 832YPC. Anyone with information is asked to call 515-443-3014. This information will be updated as it is received.