PHOTOS COURTESY MAINE STATE POLICE Lenore Wilson, the missing 3-year-old girl.

Statewide text alert sent to all cellphones



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

Lenore Wilson

Lenore Wilson

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 of 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 Street 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.

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

Fatima "China" Gissentaner and "Dollar."

Fatima “China” Gissentaner and “Dollar.”

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 207-622-8383.

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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