FWPD: Several people could face charges in teen’s disappearance

UPDATE (October 29, 2020):

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Charges are expected against several people for a 15-year-old’s disappearance earlier this week.

Police in Fort Wayne say multiple charges are pending against several people, though no one is naming any names.

Raelynn Pebernat went missing on Saturday from Huntington and she was found on Tuesday. Police say she was in the Fort Wayne area and was talking to or texting someone. The Indiana State Police issued a Silver Alert for the teen but canceled it after she was found.

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UPDATE (October 27, 2020 – 3:20 p.m.):

Fort Wayne police say a girl that was missing out of Huntington has been found safe.  Around 3:15 p.m., FWPD officials released the following:

“Raelynn Pebernat F/W/15, missing since Saturday Oct 24, 2020 has been located. She is safe at this point. That is all the information I have at this time.”

 

ORIGINAL STORY:

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (ADAMS) – Area police are still looking for Raelynn Pebernat, a missing teen from Huntington. According to a SilverAlert issued by Indiana State Police, she was last seen three days ago and police think she may be in the Fort Wayne area. FWPD officials released surveillance photos of a man they think could be connected.

Fort Wayne Police officials released the following:

“Attached is a video of someone we would like to ID. We know it’s not great but if you could air it and see what we get we would appreciate it. It is in reference to Raelynn Pebernat missing person. The video was taken from the Ossian Library Monday. If you know who this person is please call Fort Wayne Police at 260-427-1336.”

Fort Wayne Police are working with other law enforcement agencies and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on the case.

Raelynn Pebernat, a 15-year-old white female, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 190 pounds, brown hair with blue eyes, last seen wearing a purple shirt, jeans and black boots, is believed to be in danger. If you have any information on Raelynn Pebernat, contact the Huntington Police Department at 260-356-8316 or 911.

ORIGINAL AMBER ALERT(Issued October 26, 2020):

The Huntington Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raelynn Pebernat, a 15-year-old white female, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 190 pounds, brown hair with blue eyes, last seen wearing a purple shirt, jeans and black boots.

Raelynn is missing from Huntington, Indiana which is 105 miles north of Indianapolis and was last seen on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 8:00 am. She is believed to be in extreme danger.

If you have any information on Raelynn Pebernat, contact the Huntington Police Department at 260-356-8316 or 911.