AMBER Alert Issued for Young Teenager in ‘Immediate Danger’

June 22, 2018Jun 22, 2018

An AMBER Alert has been issued for a young 15-year-old girl who went missing from Kansas City, Missouri, it was reported Thursday, June 21.

Her name is Brajaean Sledge. She is African-American with black hair, brown eyes, and stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing approximately 125 pounds.

She was last seen wearing a white V-neck shirt and dark pants. According to authorities, officers responded to a shooting in Kansas City, Missouri in the Elmwood area. It is reported that her grandfather was shot.

When they arrived, police realized that the juvenile might be in immediate danger following the shooting.

Authorities are cautioning that the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. He is described as a black male, 18-20 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall, and was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt.

At this time, the suspect's vehicle appears to be a silver sedan.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.