A North Atlanta High School math teacher was arrested in Indiana and charged with kidnapping her 12-year-old daughter, the Buckhead Reporter has learned.

Police in Fishers, Ind. arrested Lisa Elizabeth Brown on April 14 on suspicion of kidnapping the girl, according to the Cedar Hill, Texas police department. Brown is still in Indiana and awaits extradition to Texas, police said.

The girl was returned to Texas on April 15, unharmed. Police said the girl is now in protective custody.

Cedar Hill Police said the, FBI, Indiana State Police and Illinois State Police were also involved in the search.

An amber alert was issued for Brown’s daughter but was cancelled after officers found the girl and arrested Brown. Brown was accused of kidnapping the girl from Dallas, Texas over spring break. The Dallas Morning News reports that Brown was in court in Dallas shortly before the kidnapping, charged with “falsely representing parental obligations.”

To read the full Dallas Morning News Article, click here.

Brown was transferred to North Atlanta in 2011 from Maynard Jackson High School. The Buckhead Reporter has contacted Atlanta Public Schools for comment and will update this story.

Liza Elizabeth Brown. Photo courtesy of Dallas Morning News.

Dan Whisenhunt

Dan Whisenhunt wrote for Reporter Newspapers from 2011 - 2014. He is the founder and editor of Decaturish.com