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AMBER Alert issued, 4 children abducted from West Lafayette

Photo courtesy National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- An AMBER Alert has been issued for four children under the age of eight from West Lafayette.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children reports 27-year-old Victoria Whorton “likely abducted” her children:

  • Azzura Ballard , 7, black female with black hair and brown eyes, 4-feet tall
  • Anthony Ballard, 8, black male with black hair and brown eyes, 4-feet tall
  • Arika Ballard, 3, black female with black hair and brown eyes, 3-feet tall
  • Ahleiryah Ballard, 1, black female with brown eyes

The children are thought to be in extreme danger as they were last seen in West Lafayette.

According to the center, Whorton is described as a black female with brown hair and brown eyes, 5-foot-2 at 145 pounds.

No vehicle description or idea of where they might be headed is available at this time.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of these children, call 911 or the West Lafayette Police Department at 1-888-582-6237.

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