UPDATE: Amber Alert issued for 7-month-old Leahmae Dawn Morsette

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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR/Gray News) - UPDATE: The Bismarck Police Department has issued and Amber Alert for 7-month-old Leahmae Dawn Morsette.


The Bismarck Police Department is asking for help locating a missing seven-month-old.

According to a press release, LeahMae Dawn Morsette was last seen around 1 a.m. Monday morning in the 300 block of West Arbor Avenue. She was reported missing by police around 9 p.m.

BPD officials say they arrested her mother, Dawn Morsette, this evening. Jail records show the 27-year-old from Bismarck was arrested for child neglect and preventing arrest on a felony charge.

Police say Dawn couldn’t tell officers where LeahMae was or who she was with.

Morsette is Native American with curly black hair and brown eyes. Police say she could be wearing a tan onesie with shorts or a magenta shirt with pink shorts.

If you have any information on her location, you are asked to contact police at 701-223-1212.