NEW ORLEANS- (WGNO) UPDATE AS OF 8:16 A.M. Jalisa Lassalle has been located, along with the suspect, Michael R. Sereal.
“*****THE AMBER ALERT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF NEW IBERIA POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. ***** 10-year-old Jalisa Lassalle was located in St. Martin and is currently being medically evaluated. One subject is in custody for her disappearance,” TPR Thomas Gossen, Troop I.
Louisiana State Police just received word that Lassalle and Sereal have both been located together. They are currently working to send out an updated alert.
If you have a smartphone, you may have gotten an emergency alert around 1:30 this morning regarding a missing child.
What started as a Level 2 missing child advisory by the Louisiana State Police was upgraded to a statewide Amber Alert overnight. Jalisa Lassalle, 10-years-old, was seen getting inside a vehicle in New Iberia. Police had reason to believe that she was in imminent danger.
The man suspected of abducting Jalisa is 33-year-old Michael R. Sereal. He is a black man standing 5′ 9″ and weighs 224 pounds. He was last seen driving this 2012 Nissan Altima with the license plate, N472845.
Jalisa is 4’6″ tall and weighs 75 pounds. She was seen wearing a red hoodie and blue jean shorts, when she was taken.
Again, police have located Jalisa Lassalle and Michael R. Sereal.
We will have more information soon.