AMBER Alert for 1-year-old girl from Austin discontinued

Sailor Tucker was found safe

Sailor Tucker, 1, is missing in Austin. (KSAT)

AUSTIN, Texas6:13 p.m. Update:

The AMBER Alert for Sailor Tucker has been discontinued, according to a press release from Texas DPS.

According to KXAN, the child was found safe and a person of interest is in custody.

4:30 p.m. Update:

Austin police have identified a person of interest in connection with the disappearance of a 1-year-old girl -- her biological mother.

Jessica Skelton, 22, has black hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a red dress and a black sleeveless shirt.

It’s unknown if the child is with Skelton. However, police said “there is an immediate concern” for Sailor’s safety.

Further details are limited, but anyone with more information on either of their whereabouts is urged to contact 9-1-1 or the Austin Police Department Missing Persons Unit at (512)974-5250.


An Amber Alert was issued for a 1-year-old girl who disappeared in Austin on Tuesday night.

Sailor Tucker was last seen at 8 p.m. in the 4700 block of White Elm Court, according to the alert issued Wednesday by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Authorities believe the girl is in grave or immediate danger.

She is 2 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs 25 pounds, and has brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a teal shirt and teal mermaid shorts.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact APD at 512-974-5250.

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