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Amber Alert canceled for 3 Gastonia children

Posted June 22, 2015

Antoine L. Allen Sr.

UPDATE: This Amber Alert was canceled at 11:30 a.m. Monday


GASTONIA, N.C. – An Amber Alert has been issued for three children missing from Gastonia.

Authorities are searching for Antonie Allen Jr., 8, who is a black female, about 4 feet tall, weighs about 50 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Also missing is Ivanna Allen, a 7-year-old girl who is black, about 4 feet tall, weighs about 50 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes; and Lauren Allen, a 6-year-old girl who is black, about 3 feet tall, weighs about 50 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes

The children are believed to be with Antoine L. Allen Sr., 32. He is black, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Authorities did not say whether Allen was the father of the children.

The group is possibly headed toward Charlotte.

Anyone with information should call 911.

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