AMBER Alert canceled after missing Merrillville infant dropped off at Illinois police department


A Statewide AMBER Alert has been canceled for seven-month-old Xeniyah Sanders.

The Merrillville Police Department requested the activation of an AMBER Alert from Merrillville, Indiana which is 142 miles northwest of Indianapolis. Xeniyah was last seen on Monday, October 11, 2021, at 5:35 am in Merrillville, Indiana and was believed to be in extreme danger.

CBS4 is reporting that the Merrillville Police Department said Xeniyah was dropped off at a police department in Illinois.

Police believe she was taken by Leandre Nutull, 35.

No other information was released.

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