Amber Alert Issued for 6 Year Old Alize Whipple Missing Since 1/8/14 in Fitchburg, MA … Car Located, Girl Still Missing … Abducted By her Non-Custodial Mother, Leeanna Wilson (Update: Alize Whipple Found Safe in North Carolina)
AMBER ALERT issued for 6 year old Alize Whipple missing since Wednesday, January 8, 2014 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. The police are looking for her mother, Leeanna Wilson, 50, who lives on Normandy Street in Fitchburg. Wilson is white, 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 135 pounds with strawberry blonde hair. She is believed to have abducted the girl and is driving a 1996 Buick Century with South Carolina plates.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an abducted 6 year old female from Fitchburg. The child, Alize Whipple, is described as a black female who is approximately 3’9″ tall. She weighs about 45 pounds and has dark hair, officials say. Whipple was last seen wearing a pink shirt, pink petite pants and pink sparkly shoes.
The young girl was last seen on Wednesday, Jan. 8 around 4 p.m. on Normandy Street in Fitchburg.
Police believe that Whipple was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Leeanna Wilson, 50, of Fitchburg. Wilson is described as a white female with strawberry blonde hair who is approximately 5’5″ tall and weighs 135 pounds. Police say there is reason to believe Wilson may cause harm to the child.
UPDATE I: Police have located the car of Leeanna Wilson.
Cops are looking for her mother, Leeanna Wilson, 50, who lives on Normandy Street in Fitchburg. Wilson is white, 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 135 pounds with strawberry blonde hair.
“There is reason to believe Leeanna may cause harm to the child,” a state police spokesman said.
Police found the blue, 1996 Buick Century with South Carolina plates that Wilson was believed to be driving in Leominster last night.
The Kittery Police Department announced Saturday that at least one of the subjects of an AMBER Alert in Massachusetts was reportedly seen in Kittery over the last 2 days.
Police say Leeanna Wilson, 50, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts was reported to have been seen on Thursday and Friday of this week at retail establishments in Kittery.
Sergeant Gary Eaton of the Kittery Police Department wants to make clear these reports are unconfirmed sightings. “The mother was reportedly seen on two separate occasions, but we have not confirmed either report.” Eaton said the reported sightings occurred on the Route 1 business district in Kittery. Eaton added that the child had not been seen in either report.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call 911 or contact the Fitchburg Police Department at 978-345-4355.
UPDATE III: Missing 6 Year Old Girl Found Safe in North Carolina.
Sheriff’s deputies in Shelby, N.C. have located a missing 6-year-old girl from Fitchburg who was the subject of a massive AMBER Alert search by authorities.
State Police spokesman David Procopio said Alize Whipple, 6, was found unharmed in a family home with her mother, who is accused of abducting her.
“The child did not appear to have any immediate injuries,” Procopio said. “Obviously, this is a good resolution.”
The mother, 50-year-old Leeanna Wilson, was arrested by local law enforcement officers and is expected to face a rendition hearing in North Carolina before returning to Massachusetts to face unknown charges.