Michigan Amber Alert

By Scott Sarvay

December 21, 2010 Updated Dec 21, 2010 at 6:07 PM EST

MICHIGAN (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - An Amber Alert has been issued for a Michigan three-year-old believed to be in extreme danger.

Authorities say Amaya Marie Pernell was taken from her home Monday night in east Lansing by her father.

The suspect, Lester Devon Pernell, forced his way into an apartment, assaulted the child's mother and then left the scene with Amaya.

According to police, he left the scene driving a 1991 Mercury Cougar.

If you see the little girl please call authorities at either 911 or the Amber Alert hotline 517-351-4220.




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