Indiana State Police

Silver Alert Canceled After Indiana Teen, Infant Son Run Away From New Foster Family

Authorities initially issued the alert after their disappearance, adding the teen and her son may be in need of medical assistance

Indiana State Police

A Statewide Silver Alert was canceled Friday a day after Indiana authorities issued the alert following the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl and her 7-month-old son.

According to police, Caneesha Ellis and her son Kannon were last seen Tuesday in Crown Point. Ellis and her son were placed with a new foster family this week, and police are handling the incident as a "runaway report."

Authorities do not believe the girl and her child were abducted.

Police said that Kannon Ellis was being treated for pneumonia, and likely required medical assistance.

Caneesha is described as an African-American female, 5-foot-5 and weighing 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Kannon is 27 inches tall, weighing 18 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing a gray fuzzy bear snowsuit.

Indiana Police did not provide further details after the Silver Alert was canceled.

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