UPDATE: Amber Alert discontinued after missing East Texas girl found safe


UPDATE (8:00 A.M.) – The Amber Alert for Zimia Whitaker has been discontinued after she was found safely.

It is unknown if Zenas Whitaker is in custody.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


CENTER, Texas (KETK) – An AMBER Alert has been issued for a 2-year-old girl from Center.

Officials are searching for Zimia Whitaker who was last seen at 12 p.m. on Tuesday wearing a pink shirt and white shorts.

Zimia also has blonde hair with blue eyes, weighs 30 pounds and stand 2’6″ tall.

According to the alert, officials are looking for Zenas Whitaker in connection with her disappearance.

Zenas is 27 years old, weighs 150 pounds and stand 5’6″ tall. He also has black hair and brown eyes. Zenas also has tattoos on his right arm, left arm, chest and back. The left chest tattoo is Browning Firearms’ profile of a deer.

The suspected car is a 2014 blue Jeep Compass with Texes license plate number MDD4900

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