Silver Alert issued for missing 1-year-old Indiana boy believed to be in danger

Silver Alert issued for missing 1-year-old Indiana boy believed to be in danger
A Silver Alert was issued Wednesday night for a missing 1-year-old boy in East Chicago, Indiana. Kannon Ellis is believed to be in danger, police say. (Source: Provided by East Chicago Police Department)

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (FOX19) - A statewide Silver Alert is in effect for a missing 1-year-old Indiana boy who police say is believed to be in danger.

Kannon Ellis was last seen about 12:16 p.m. Sunday, East Chicago, Indiana police said in a news release.

The toddler is described as 2 feet, 3 inches tall and 18 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a red Champion hooded sweater and jeans.

Kannon is believed to be with his mother, Caneesha Ellis and Jennifer Teniente, both 17.

Caneesha is described as 5 feet, 3 inches tall and 180 pounds. Jennifer is 5 feet, 3 inches tall and 180 pounds. Both have brown hair and eyes.

Anyone with information is urged to call the East Chicago Police Department: 219-391-8796, or 911

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