Missing Kansas City girl, 23-year-old suspect found in Minnesota

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UPDATE: An Amber Alert was canceled for missing 13-year-old Amber Rewerts-Schiavoni after she was located in Minnesota. The suspect, Dechon White, was taken into custody.

LENEXA, Kan. — Police are searching for a missing 13-year-old girl from Lenexa and the 23-year-old man she was last seen with.

Lenexa police say Amber Rewerts-Schiavoni was seen leaving her home near 77th and Quivira in Lenexa around 1 p.m. Wednesday. She told her parents she was walking to Oak Park Mall at 95th and Quivira.

Amber Rewerts-Schiavoni

She was seen leaving her home with 23-year-old Dechon White.

At about 4 p.m. Wednesday, the two were seen at the Greyhound bus station ticket counter in KCMO. Officials believe the 13-year-old and 23-year-old took a bus from Kansas City to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area later that evening.

But Kansas officials have issued an Amber Alert and say there is a chance the two could still be in the Kansas City metro.

Rewerts-Schiavoni is described as 5-foot-5, weighing 140 pounds with long, dyed black hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a black “Sons of Anarchy” t-shirt and black jeans and carrying a blue women’s billfold.

Dechon White

White is described as 6-foot-tall, weighing 250 pounds with a large “afro” hairstyle that is dyed orange. Lenexa police said the 23-year-old is also know to pull his hair back into a short ponytail. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt.

Anyone with information or anyone who sees them is asked to call 911, Lenexa Police at 913-477-7737 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Editor’s note: In a previous version of this story, Dechon White’s age, which was provided by police, was incorrect. He is 23 years old. FOX4 has updated the story.

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