UPDATE: Girl from Lubbock found safe after Amber Alert issued


Addlynn Carter (left) and Michael Hernandez (right)

LUBBOCK, Texas– A 7-year-old girl at the center of an Amber Alert was found safe, according to the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office.

Addilynn Carter was located safely after officials received a tip, the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

Authorities said Michael Luitjens was also located.

This is a developing story. Please check EverythingLubbock.com for more updates.

The original story is below:

The Texas Department of Public Safety issued an Amber Alert for Addilynn Carter out of Lubbock, Texas.

Addilynn was last seen walking south at County Road 1150 and County Road 6860 with Michael Luitjens (Hernandez) around 3:00-4:00p.m., according to the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office.

The following is directly from the National Center for Exploited and Missing Children:

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office was searching for Addilynn Hazel Carter, white, Female, 6-years-old, 10/12/2014, 4’00”, 45 LBS, brown hair, brown eyes, and wearing a pink graphic T-shirt and pink/black shorts.

Police were looking for Michael Luitjens, white, male, 23-years-old, 5’05”, 125 LBS, black hair, brown eyes, and wearing unkempt long wavy hair, a white Polo and gray skinny jeans, in connection with her abduction.

Law enforcement officials believed this child to be in grave or immediate danger.

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