Update: Silver Alert cancelled; missing Fort Wayne woman found safe

Police were looking for Janet Marie Leininger, 72.

Posted: May 23, 2019 9:02 AM
Updated: May 23, 2019 1:37 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A Fort Wayne woman subject of a Silver Alert was found.

The Fort Wayne Police Department said Janet Marie Leininger, 72, was found shortly after an emergency alert was sent to cell phones in the region.

The Silver Alert was cancelled around noon.

Original story:

A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Fort Wayne woman.

Police are looking for Janet Marie Leininger, 72.

She was last seen around 1 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Third Street in Fort Wayne.

Leininger was wearing dark pajama pants with rainbow skulls, a red shirt, and possibly no shoes.

If you know where she might be, call police at 260-427-1222.

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