Illinois issues AMBER Alert for missing 12-year-old girl from Texas

Illinois issues AMBER Alert for missing 12-year-old girl from Texas

Sommer and Lisa Brown

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by KMOV.com staff and DAVID SCHECHTER / WFAA

KMOV.com

Posted on April 13, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Updated Sunday, Apr 14 at 8:53 AM

(KMOV.com) -- An Illinois AMBER Alert was issued for a missing 12-year-old girl from Texas on Saturday, after police said the girl and her mother may be heading to the Chicago area.

Texas authorities said they believe Sommer Brown-Ivory was taken by her mother, 43-year-old Lisa Brown. The pair may be travelling in a 2006 Ford Expedition with Texas license plate number "86P3357."

"The report that came to us was that the mother had coerced the child to get into the vehicle with her," said Corky Brown with the Cedar Hill Police Department.

Summer is a black female, 5'6" and 90 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. According to the Amber Alert, she was last seen wearing a black tank top and black basketball shorts.

Lisa Elizabeth is a black female, 5'8" and 120 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen in Cedar Hill wearing a black blazer and light green shirt.

On Friday, police said they believe the child is in "grave or immediate danger."

"We'd like to get our hands on the child and put her back in a safe place," Brown said.

Until about three weeks ago, Sommer Brown lived with her mother.

Police say Lisa Brown has a history of abusive behavior.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cedar Hill police at 972-230-5785.

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