UPDATE: Missing girl no longer believed to be abducted

3 months 4 hours 55 minutes ago Friday, June 22 2018 Jun 22, 2018 Friday, June 22, 2018 10:29:00 AM CDT June 22, 2018 in News
By: Naomi Klinge and Zoe Shedd, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Police Department has canceled an Amber Alert for Brajean Sledge, a missing 15-year-old girl who they no longer believe was abducted.

Police believe that she is currently with Anthony King, a 18-year-old black male, who is 5' 8" and 140 pounds. King is a person of interest in several crimes regarding the incident.

Police are currently looking for both Sledge and King. Police say they are worried for Sledge's safety and still consider her to be missing and in danger.

Earlier, police said a man barged into Sledge's home, shot her grandfather, and drove off in a Kia Forte with Missouri plates MB5G5B.

The car has been found.

According to a press release, police said Sledge could be in immediate danger. Police also said the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

The suspect is a man between 18 and 20 years old, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Sledge was last seen wearing a white V-neck T-shirt and dark pants. She has brown eyes and black hair that is currently styled in a blond weave.

If anyone has any information about the incident, they are asked to call 911 or the Kansas City Police Department at 816-234-5000.

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