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Silver Alert canceled for 14-year-old in Danville

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Posted at 9:34 PM, Jun 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-28 16:00:32-04

UPDATE: June 28, 2021
Indiana State Police have canceled the Silver Alert for a missing 14-year-old.


DANVILLE — A Silver Alert has been declared for a 14-year-old girl last seen around noon on Tuesday, June 1 in Danville.

Lanyah Vaughn, 14, is described as being 5 feet 10 inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

She is believed to be in extreme danger, according to the alert.

According to a Facebook post from the Danville Metropolitan Police Department, she is believed to be a runaway and has ties to Indianapolis.

A detective with the DMPD said she was reported missing Tuesday afternoon.

"There are a lot of unanswered questions, however, our main focus at this time is to locate Lanyah and ensure she is safe," DMPD Det. Nate Lien said in an email.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call 911, police at 317-839-8700 or report tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).