Authorities Issue Amber Alert In Cattaraugus County

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LYNDON-New York State Police issued an AMBER Alert Tuesday for 12-year-old Mackenzie Wilson.

McKenzie R. Wilson. Image by NYSP.

Wilson was reportedly abducted by 18-year-old Joshua R. Monette and 16-year-old John Harvey near Shady Lane around 5 A.M. State Police believe Monette and Harvey are armed with handguns.

Police are searching for a reportedly stolen red Chevy Silverado with the NY license plate number CXA5836. A black bow tie is reportedly on the grill.



Wilson is described as 5-6, 100 lbs. She has straight, blond hair and blue eyes per police.

Monette is a white male with short, brown hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 6-2, 140 lbs. He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket, blue jeans, boots, black shirt, and carrying a black duffle bag.

Police say the child could be in imminent danger of serious bodily harm or death due to the nature of the abduction.



Anyone with information is asked to call the NYSP at 1-866-NYS-AMBER or by dialing 911.

WNYNewsNow will update this file when we learn more.

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