Indiana Amber Alert: 4 children abducted from West Lafayette


PUBLISHED Sat, August 05, 2017 - 12:07am EDT


An Indiana Amber Alert has been issued for 3 girls and 1 boy after they were allegedly abducted from West Lafayette, local police say. They are believed to be in "extreme danger" and anyone with information is urged to call 911. (more)





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The incident happened on Thursday when the 4 children were taken from West Lafayette, but specific details about the circumstances were not immediately released. They are believed to have been taken by their mother, who has been identified as 37-year-old Victoria Dominique Whorton.

"[The children] are believed to be in extreme danger," the amber alert said.

It is unknown where Victoria may be taking the children and there is no vehicle information.

The children have been identified as 7-year-old Azzura Ballard, 3-year-old Akira Ballard, 8-year-old Anthony Ballard, and 1-year-old Ahleiryah Ballard. All 4 children are black and have black hair and brown eyes.

Victoria is described as a 27-year-old black female with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 145 pounds.

Anyone who sees either the children or the suspect is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the West Lafayette Police Department at 888-582-6237 if you have any other information that could help investigators.

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