AMBER Alert canceled after missing Racine children found safe

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UPDATE: The AMBER Alert is now canceled after the four missing children and Ariania Boutwell were all found safe.


RACINE, Wis. — State authorities have issued an Amber Alert for four missing Racine children.

The children are believed to be with 23-year-old Ariania A. Boutwell. Boutwell is a Black woman with black hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds.

Authorities said they believe Boutwell is driving a red 2016 Chevrolet Sonic with an unknown Illinois license plate.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice, four children are missing: 7-year-old Zy”Mere J.L. White, 4-year-old Zariee L. White, 2-year-old Zamari L. White, and 6-month-old Zakyi J. White.

Zy”Mere is a Black boy with black hair and brown eyes. He is 3 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 40 pounds. Zariee is a Black girl who is 3 feet tall and weighs 25 pounds. Zamari is a Black girl who is 2 feet tall. The baby, Zakyi, weighs 12 pounds.

Anyone with information about their location is asked to contact the Racine Police Department at 262-886-2300.