UPDATE: Lenore Wilson Has Been Found Safe
The story has a happy ending. Lenore Wilson, 3, of Augusta, who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found and is safe at the Augusta Police Station, according to the Maine Department of Public Safety Steve McCausland.
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UPDATE 2:55PM - The Augusta police have posted a video on their Facebook page giving an update on the case of Lenore Wilson, 3, who was reported missing from Augusta this morning (Oct. 4).
UPDATE 1:40PM Police have issued an Amber Alert in the case of a missing 3-year-old Augusta girl, after a woman who they say sometimes cares for the child did not return her to the Augusta Police as she told detectives she would do.
According to Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCausland, State Police, working with Augusta Police, have issued an Amber Alert for Lenore Wilson, 3, who is 30 inches tall and weighs 30 pounds with blond hair.
McCausland said the girl is with Fatima Gissentaner, who goes by the nickname of China.
McCausland said Gissentaner is a 26 year old tall, slender, black woman, who occasionally cares for the child. The two were last at an apartment house at 26 Sewall Street in Augusta during the night, when police and EMS were called to the tend to a medical emergency of the child’s mother, who was taken to the hospital. China also may be in the company of her boyfriend, who goes by street name “Dollar” and both are from New York . There is no information on whether the couple has access to a vehicle, according to McCausland.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the child or the two adults should call 911, or the Augusta Police Department at 620-8383, McCausland said.
UPDATE 12:34PM: The Augusta Police have released a statement om their Facebook page saying they have a possible location on a missing 3-year-old girl in Augusta.
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Augusta police are asking for the public's help today in finding a missing child. Here is what they posted on the Augusta Maine Police Department Facebook page.