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AMBER Alert cancelled for 5-year-old out of Fort Wayne

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Posted at 6:08 PM, Mar 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-17 09:08:03-04

FORT WAYNE — An AMBER Alert has been canceled for a 5-year-old girl last seen around 3 p.m. Saturday in Fort Wayne.

Leanna Nicole Herron, a 5-year-old girl, was safely and Zyair Jalinc Herron, a 26-year-old man, was taken into custody located in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne Public Information Officer Felton said.

Fort Wayne Police Department officers were looking for Leanna, a 5-year-old black girl, described as being 4 feet tall, weighing 69 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes, according to the AMBER Alert. She was last seen wearing a gray swim suit with white stripes and white Nike shoes.

Police believed Leanna was with Zyair, a 26-year-old black male, described as a being 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, according to the AMBER Alert. He was last seen wearing a red and black swim suit, black boots, a gold grill over his teeth and "ZAMIRAH" tattooed on the left side of his neck.

Zyair was last seen driving an older silver Chevy Malibu with black rims and a temporary paper plate, according to the AMBER Alert.