AMBER Alert canceled after 6-year-old girl found safe, father in custody

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Nina & Jacob Senkbeil (Photos from Kansas Bureau of Investigation)

UPDATE: At 4:45 p.m, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and local law enforcement confirmed Nina was found safe. Jacob was taken into custody after a manhunt and information from people in Fall River led to his arrest.


CHANUTE (KSNT) – An AMBER Alert has been issued Wednesday for a 6-year-old girl who was last seen with her father at a supervised visit in Chanute.

The child is Nina R. Senkbeil. She has brown hair, brown eyes and is 6 years old. She was last seen wearing a Tweety bird shirt with a pink design, blue & white Nike shorts, and pink & black Nike shoes. The father is Jacob Senkbeil. He has brown hair, blue eyes and is 32 years old. He was last seen wearing a green shirt, blue jeans, and a blue & orange ball cap.

Officials said Nina was with Jacob at a supervised visitation around 10:30 a.m. at Santa Fe Park, when they disappeared in an unknown direction. Around 12:15 p.m., they were seen at 17515 Oak Wood Lane in Fall River, where officials said Jacob made comments to a witness that makes Law Enforcement now believe the child is in imminent danger.

Nina and Jacob were in a black 2004 Jeep Cherokee with the license plate “852FGX.” As of 4:05 p.m., the Jeep was found unoccupied in Fall River.

Jeep Black Cherokee – Not actual vehicle depicted.

If you see them, you’re asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.

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