Thursday, July 5, 2012

Amber alert issued for 16-year-old girl in Leavenworth following altercation at convenience store; UPDATE: Both found

By ANDY HYLAND, The Lawrence Journal-World

Authorities issued an Amber Alert on Thursday following the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl in Leavenworth.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the girl, Jenna Marie Hord, who is 4 feet 11 inches tall and 135 pounds with brown and blonde hair and brown eyes, is encouraged to call the Leavenworth Police Department at 913-682-4411.

Police responded to a disturbance on Wednesday at a convenience store and learned that two male suspects had been involved in a fight.

One of them, 17-year-old Logan C. Burris, was reportedly seen grabbing the missing girl and shoving her into the passenger side of her vehicle.

Burris is described as standing 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes.

They were last seen in Hord’s car, a 1996 two-door white Toyota Camry with the Kansas license plate 168 DHH.


UPDATE: Both Hord and Burns have been found and are currently with the police in Hiawatha, Kan.

Both are safe.

No other details were available.