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Amber alert canceled for 7-month-old girl in northwest Indiana last seen with man

The alert for Xeniyah Sanders was canceled about 3:25 p.m, Indiana State Police said.

Xeniyah Sanders (left) may be with 35-year-old Leandre Nutull (right).
Xeniyah Sanders (left) and Leandre Nutull (right).
Indiana State Police

An Amber alert issued Monday for a 7-month-old girl reported missing from Merrillville in northwest Indiana has been canceled.

The girl, Xeniyah Sanders, was located Monday afternoon, Merrillville police said. Further information was not immediately released.

The mother of Xeniyah said Leandre Nutull, 35, entered the home through a window without permission, took the child without permission and fled, Indiana State Police said in a statement.