Lenore Wilson, the 3-year-old subject of an Amber Alert. PHOTO COURTESY MAINE STATE POLICE

Statewide amber alert sent to all cell phones

AUGUSTA — State Police, working with Augusta Police, have issued an Amber Alert for a 3-year-old missing Augusta girl, who is in the company of an Augusta woman.



On Tuesday afternoon, police activated a state-wide text alert system to send information about the search to every cell phone in Maine.

The missing girl is 3-year-old Lenore Wilson, who is 30 inches tall and weighs 30 pounds with blond hair. She is with Fatima Gissentaner, who goes by the nickname “China.”

She is a 26-year-old tall, slender, black woman, who occasionally cares for the child. The two were last at an apartment house at 26 Sewall St. in Augusta during the night, when police and EMS were called to the tend to a medical emergency of the child’s mother, who was taken to the hospital.


Fatima "China" Gissentaner and "Dollar."PHOTO COURTESY OF MAINE STATE POLICE

Fatima “China” Gissentaner and “Dollar.”PHOTO COURTESY OF MAINE STATE POLICE

China also may be in the company of her boyfriend, who goes by street name “Dollar.” Both are from New York.

There is no information on whether the couple has access to a vehicle.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the child or the two adults should call 911 or the Augusta Police Department at 622-8383.

Earl Brechlin

Earl Brechlin

Editor at Mount Desert Islander
Former Islander editor Earl Brechlin first discovered Mount Desert Island 35 years ago and never left. The author of seven guide and casual history books, he is a Registered Maine Guide and has served as president of the Maine and New England Press Associations. He and his wife live in Bar Harbor.
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