Iowa Amber Alert: Ophelia Barton kidnapped in Iowa City

According to local authorities, an Iowa Amber Alert has been issued for 15-year-old Ophelia Barton after she was allegedly abducted in Iowa City. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.

Ophelia was last seen in Iowa City and is believed to have been abducted by 42-year-old Lindsey White, according to the Amber Alert, which did not provide details on the circumstances of the abduction.

White is said to have kidnapped Ophelia in a blue 2014 Jeep Compass Sport with the Iowa license plate LIU044. They were said to have been traveling toward Nichols in Muscatine County.

Ophelia is described as a 15-year-old white female with brown hair and hazel eyes. She is 5′ 0″ tall and weighs 80 pounds. She was last seen wearing a short-sleeved Disney shirt and red shorts.

White is described as a 42-year-old white woman with reddish-brown hair and green eyes, who is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 135 pounds. The nature of her relationship with Ophelia was not immediately disclosed.

Anyone who sees Ophelia, White or the suspect vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately or call Iowa City Police at 319-331-7989 if you have any additional information that could help investigators.

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