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Missing Crown Point teen found safely; 1 in custody

Statewide Amber Alert issued for missing teen girl

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UPDATE: Police and the FBI around 2:40 p.m. Sunday announced Eddlemon was recovered safely, and a subject was in custody in connection to her disappearance.

LAKE COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 16-year-old girl.

Indiana State Police say Madison Eddlemon, 16, from Crown Point, is missing.

Authorities say Eddlemon is 5-feet-1-inch tall and weighs 97 pounds. She has blonde hair and green eyes and she was last seen wearing a black hoodie with white tribal design and blue jeans with tears and shin-high boots with a black lace choker.

Eddlemon was last seen Saturday around 9 a.m. in Crown Point. She is believed to be in extreme danger.

Alexander Curry-Fishtorn has been identified as a suspect in the case. He is 22 years old, 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighs 159 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Police say he is driving a dark grey 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt with Indiana license plate number 654RIS.

If you have any information on their whereabouts you are asked to contact the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at 219-660-0000.


Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.