Authorities locate missing girl from Amber Alert safe

UPDATE: Leanne Nicole Herron has been located and is safe. See the original story below.


FORT WAYNE, Ind. — An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 5-year-old girl from Fort Wayne.

Police say Leanna Nicole Herron was last seen Saturday at 3 p.m. and is believed to be in extreme danger.

Leanna is an approximately 4 feet tall, 69 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray sweat suit with white stripes and black and white Nikes. Her ethnicity is African American.

She is thought to possibly be with Zyair Jalinc Herron, a 26 year old African American male who is roughly 5 feet 9 inches tall, 165 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Zyair was last seen wearing a red and black sweat suit, black boots with a gold grill over his teeth and ZAMIRAH tattooed on the left side of his neck. He is driving an older Silver Chevy Malibu with black rims and a temporary paper plate.

If you have any information on this incident, contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1222 or 911.

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