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Update: Child kidnapped from Indiana found, Amber Alert cancelled
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Update: Child kidnapped from Indiana found, Amber Alert cancelled

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Update: The Amber Alert for a infant from Merrilville, Indiana has been cancelled. The child was found. 

Previous coverage: An Amber Alert from Merrilville, Indiana for a kidnapped 7-month-old girl was extended to Illinois Monday afternoon. 

Xeniyah Shannon Sanders is a black, female infant with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 24 inches tall and weighs 19 pounds. Sanders was last seen wearing a diaper and a white shirt with a watermelon on the front that says, "Grandpa is one in a melon." She didn't have shoes.

Sanders was abducted Monday, according to the Amber Alert. The infant's mother told police the suspect, Leandre Nutull, entered the home without permission through a window, took the child and fled.

Nutull, 35, is a black man with black hair and brown eyes. He is 5 foot 9 inches and weighs 160 pounds. 

Nutull is driving a gray 2006 Acura TL 4 door sedan with Illinois license CU62616. He is believed to be in Illinois. 

Anyone with information about Nutull or Sanders should call 911. 


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