3 children in Amber Alert found safe; police still searching for mother – Indianapolis Star
Update, 10:40 p.m.: The three children at the center of an Amber Alert issued Tuesday night have been found safe, according to police.
The three boys, whom police believed were with their mother, 22-year-old Mekielle Yaneek Pullins, were found in the 2000 block of North Luett Avenue on the city’s west side. Police canceled the alert just after 10 p.m.
The children are currently in the custody of the Department of Child Services, according to police.
Police say Pullins left the area before police arrived, and officers continued to search for her late Tuesday evening.
Earlier: An Amber Alert has been issued for three children believed to have been abducted by their mother and in danger.
Police are searching for Mekielle Yaneek Pullins, who is believed to be in the Indianapolis area with her three children, according to a news release. Indianapolis police say she made statements threatening the children.
Police say the children were last seen around 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Pullins is described as being 22 years old, approximately 5-foot-8, weighing 143 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police say she also goes by the nickname of “Me Me” and was last seen wearing a gray shirt and black pants.
No information has been released about a possible suspect vehicle.
Detectives ask that anyone with information immediately call 911.
Call IndyStar reporter Holly Hays at (317) 444-6156. Follow her on Twitter: @hollyvhays.