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IMPD locates two missing children

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Posted at 11:56 PM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-30 17:12:07-04


IMPD said the children have been located.


INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old runaway Lauryn Elizabeth Nelson and her 9-year-old sister Xyla Samuel.

Lauryn is described as five-foot-one, 135lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. Xyla is described as five-foot, 150lbs with black hair and brown eyes.

They are both believed to be together and were last seen at their residence in the 1500 block of Nelson Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Friday.

They could be in extreme danger, according to police.

If located, call 911 immediately. You may also contact the IMPD Missing Persons Unit at (317) 327-6160 or call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-8477 or (TIPS).