CHICAGO (CBS) — A baby girl who was abducted from her home in Merrillville, Indiana, early Monday was found safe Monday afternoon, when she was dropped off at a police station in Illinois.
According to Merrillville Police, 7-month-old Xeniyah Sanders was abducted at 5:35 a.m. Monday, when her mother told police 35-year-old Leandre Nutull entered their home through a window, took Xeniyah without permission, and fled through a window.READ MORE: Judge Bars Chicago Police Union President John Catanzara From Encouraging Officers To Defy City's Vaccine Mandate
Xeniyah was later dropped off at a police station in Illinois, according to Merrillville Police. An AMBER Alert that had been issued has been canceled.READ MORE: No Cameras Will Be Allowed In Courtroom For Jussie Smollett's Trial
Nutull remained at large.
Nutull is a 5-foot-9, 150-pound Black man with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black coat and black jeans, and driving a silver 2006 Acura TL with Illinois license plates CU62616. Police believe he is in Illinois.
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It was not immediately clear if Xeniyah and Nutull are related.