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***UPDATE***

Suspect and children located in Wichita.  Suspect arrested and children are safe.  The KBI thanks the public for their rapid assistance in bringing this matter to a safe ending.

 

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The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) contacted the KBI and requested that a Kansas AMBER Alert be issued.

The NSP indicated that the two victims had been forcibly taken by the suspect in Tekamah, Nebraska.

During their investigation, they located information that indicated he may be traveling southbound Highway 81 into Kansas.  The suspect is known to carry a handgun and is considered armed.

Call 911 immediately if you have seen a missing child, suspect, or suspect’s vehicle.

Suspect
Name: Tanner Joel Leichleiter
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 165
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Green
Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

 

 

 

 

Vehicle
License: Nebraska 31-F325
Make: Ford
Model: Expedition
Color: White
Year: 2009

Abductees
Name: Marco De La Garza
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Age: 7 years
Gender: Male

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: Isaac De La Garza
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Age: 4 years
Gender: Male

 

 

 

 

If you have other information about the suspect, children, or event, call 1-800-KS-CRIME.

The Kansas AMBER Alert will update with additional photos and information when it is available.

Please call 911 or the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME.
Please visit http://www.ksamber.org for more information

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