Amber Alert discontinued for missing 2-year-old girl near Dallas

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UPDATE: An Amber Alert was discontinued for a 2-year-old from Mesquite, near Dallas. Police issued an Amber Alert Friday morning for a missing 2-year-old girl, Amia Blanton from Mesquite. 


Investigators are searching for 47-year-old Levita Gant, the grandmother who they believe to be involved in the abduction of 2-year-old, Amia Blanton. Gant is described as a 5'05" black woman. She has black/blonde hair in braids, brown eyes and weighs about 176 lbs. She was last seen wearing a gray jacket and black pants. Gant was last seen driving a white 2016 Nissan Versa with Texas license plate GWK 2818.

Amia is described as a 2 year-old,  2'02" black girl who weighs about 40 lbs. She was last seen wearing a pink and green Nike jacket, green sweatpants and brown boots with fur lining. She has a scar on her right eyebrow.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the Mesquite Police Department, 972.216.6759.