Amber Alert issued for 10-month-old girl
Wed, 05 Oct 2011 01:00:00 GMT —
Update- Wednesday, October 5th at 9:30 a.m.: Kansas City Police held a press conference Wednesday morning to let the public know the search continues for 10-month-old Lisa Irwin. Police spokesman Captain Steve Young answered reporters' questions about the search and where the case stands.Captain Young said Lisa's parents were cooperative with authorities. Young wanted the public to know the parents were never in police custody. Young has told the parents the media and public would be interested in a public statement from them, but at this point the parents said they have no plans to make one. The parents are staying with relatives. Police said their investigation also included interviews with extended family members.Captain Young said the Amber Alert was canceled after 12 hours of being issued becaue the sense of urgency is lost after that time frame. He said that is a standard procedure, and it doesn't change the fact that the search for the infant continues.Young said officers plan to keep the Command Post open and keep the search going.Detectives contacted the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to determine their next step in their investigation.
Update- Wednesday, October 5th at 8:40 a.m.: KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City police say a lack of any substantial clues is frustrating the search for a 10-month-old girl who disappeared from her crib as she slept.
A daylong search Tuesday yielded few solid leads and no sign of Lisa Irwin, who was reported missing about 4 a.m. by her father. The girl's mother put the baby to bed about 10:30 p.m. Monday and officers are investigating whether an intruder climbed through a window and snatched the child.
Police say the parents are staying with relatives after being interviewed until 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. Spokesman Steve Young says the questioning did not lead to any solid clues about possible suspects.
Police spokesman Darin Snapp says detectives were meeting early Wednesday to determine the next step in the investigation.There is a news conference scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
Update - October 4th, 7:58 pm:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Amber Alert has been canceled but the intensive search continues for a 10-month-old Kansas City girl who disappeared from the crib in her home overnight.
Police canceled the Amber Alert around 7 p.m. Tuesday, about 15 hours after Lisa Irwin's father got home from work at an electrical company and discovered the baby was missing. His wife, the baby's mother, was home and said she had last seen Lisa when putting her in the crib about 10:30 p.m. Monday.
Police say the alert did the job of notifying the public about a missing child in danger.
More than 100 officers spent much of Tuesday scouring steep woods behind the home in the northern part of Kansas City. Officers are investigating whether Lisa was taken by an intruder who climbed through a window.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City police have issued an Amber Alert for a 10-month-old girl who apparently was abducted from her bedroom overnight.
The girl, Lisa Irwin, was last seen sleeping in her crib about 10:30 p.m. Monday. Police say in a news release that is appears someone entered and left the bedroom through a window.
Lisa has blue eyes and blond hair. She is 30 inches tall and weighs between 26 and 30 pounds.
Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline, 816-474-8477.