Texas Girl in AMBER Alert Found Safe

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    An AMBER alert was issued in Illinois Saturday after authorities suspect Lisa Elizabeth Brown (left) and her 12-year-old daughter Sommer Brown (right) may be heading to Chicago.

    UPDATE: An AMBER alert was cancelled Sunday morning after a 12-year-old girl missing from Texas was found safe.

    An AMBER alert issued for Cedar Hill, Texas was also issued in Illinois Saturday when an investigation indicated a vehicle carrying an abducted 12-year-old may be heading to the Chicago area, police said.

    The alert was issued in Texas Friday after Sommer Brown was reportedly abducted, but it was extended into Illinois Saturday.

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    Body of Sarath Potharaju was found Thursday after 11 days of searching. Rog Elgas reports.

    Sommer is a black female, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, 90 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts.

    The suspected abductor, Lisa Elizabeth Brown, who is Sommer's non-custodial mother, is described as 5-foot-8, 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black blazer and a light green shirt.

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    Body of Mary Austgen, 76, was found hours after her family reported her missing. Kim Vatis reports.

    Brown, 43, and Sommer were said to be driving in a gray 2006 Ford Expedition with a temporary Texas license of 86p3357.

    No further details were immediately available on Sommer's return.