Amber Alert Canceled; Search Continues for Missing Baby

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Lisa Irwin was reported missing Tuesday morning

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Amber Alert has been canceled but search continues for 10-month-old Lisa Irwin. Police will continue to search for Irwin throughout the night. The search will slow down during the overnight hours, but will resume at daybreak.The girl’s mother says she last saw her on Monday night around 10:30 p.m. The girl’s father called police around 4 a.m. Tuesday when he came home from work. Officers say the girl’s parents are still being interviewed by detectives with Kansas City Police. Officers are focusing on areas near the family’s home such as railroad tracks near the north side of the Missouri River and a wooded area behind the home.

“We have some canines out in the woods,” said Capt. Steve Young with KCPD. “We don’t need daylight for the dogs to work. When they finish we will stop the area search, but maintain a command post to work leads as they come in.”

Firefighters also repelled the side of a cliff near NE 34th Street & Chouteau Tfwy. Several federal agencies including the FBI helped during Tuesday’s search for Lisa Irwin.

If you have any information on the girl’s whereabouts call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

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