Amber Alert canceled for missing 7-month-old from Merrillville


UPDATE (3:15 P.M.) — The Merrillville Police Department has canceled the Indiana AMBER Alert for a 7-month-old. She was found safe after being dropped off at an Illinois-area police station.


MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (WXIN) — A statewide Amber Alert is in effect for a 7-month-old from Merrillville.

According to Indiana State Police, the missing7-month-old was last seen on Monday, Oct. 11, at 5:35 a.m. The 7-month-old is 2 feet tall, 25 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last known to be wearing a white shirt with a watermelon on the front and the words “Grandpa is one in a melon” diaper, and no shoes.

The suspect, Leandre Nutull, is a 35-year-old black male, 5’9″ and 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black coat and black jeans. He’s believed to be driving a silver 2006 Acura TL with Illinois license plate CU62616. 

Anyone with information should contact the Merrillville Police Department at 219-660-0028 or 911.

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