WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Update: As of 11:30 a.m. the AMBER Alert regarding 4 missing children out of West Lafayette has been canceled. This, according to the Indiana State Police.
According to WTHR, the children were found safe in Chicago with their mother, Victoria Dominique Whorton, who allegedly abducted them.
According to West Lafayette police, Whorton’s children were put under the care of a family member by the Indiana Department of Child Services.
Whorton does not face criminal charges so far, since the issue appears to be a custodial question.
The children will be returned to the custody of the Department of Child Services.
The Indiana State Police have issued an AMBER Alert for four children, all under the age of 10, that have been abducted from West Lafayette.
Azzura Ballard is a 7 year old black female, 4 feet tall, with black hair, and brown eyes.
Akira Ballard is a 3 year old black female, 3 feet tall, with black hair, and brown eyes.
Ahleiryah Ballard is a 1 year old black female.
Anthony Ballard Jr. is an 8 year old black male, 4 feet tall, with black hair and brown eyes.
The children were last seen August 3 and are believed to be in extreme danger.
The West Lafayette Police Department believes the children were likely abducted by their mother, Victoria Dominique Whorton, 27, who is 5 feet 2 inches tall, 145 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.
The suspect vehicle is currently unknown.
If you have any information on these children, contact West Lafayette Police Department at 1-888-582-6237 or 911.