UPDATE: KTRK-TV reports that Mesquite police have discontinued the AMBER Alert for Amia Blanton of Mesquite. Police have not said what prompted them to do so.


An AMBER Alert was issued Friday morning for a 2-year-old girl believed to have been abducted in Mesquite.

Amia Blanton is a toddler standing 2'2" and weighing 40 pounds. 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.

Police believe Balton is in the custody of suspect Levita Gant, who stands 5'5" and weights 176 pounds. She was last seen wearing a gray jacket and black pants.

Gant was driving a white 2016 Nissa Versa with Texas license plate GWK2818.

If you spot the car, the girl, or the suspect, please contact local authorities or call the Mesquite Police Department at (972) 216-6759.

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