Maryland State Police interrupt Olympic opening ceremony with Amber Alert for missing 4-year-old last seen in Elkton


Update 2/13:  Hannah Lynn Harrigan has been found safe. Police canceled the Amber Alert and a suspect is in custody. Click here for more:

Maryland State Police and the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office just used the Emergency Alert System to interrupt the Olympics opening ceremony with an Amber Alert for 4-year-old Hannah Lynn Harrigan who was last seen at 5:30 p.m. with  32-year-old Peter Jyles Pelletier at 5655 Telegraph Road in Elkton.

Here’s details from the Maryland State Police’s website:

Child’s Name: Hannah Lynn Harrigan

Location: 5655 Telegraph Road Elkton, MD
Details: Maryland Child Abduction Emergency: Hannah Lynn Harrigan a 4-year old white female in the company of Peter Jyles Pelletier, a 32-year old white male, last seen at 5655 Telegraph Road Elkton, MD (Cecil County) operating a 1995 Ford Mustang, forest green in color, MD registration 9EFL19. Do not take action call #77 OR 911. The Maryland State Police, at the request of Cecil County Sheriffs Office, have issued a Maryland Child AMBER Alert for Hannah Lynn Harrigan. CHILD: Hannah Lynn Harrigan is further described as being 3 feet 0 inches and 42 pounds. The child was last seen wearing Pink coat, blue jeans, black “Hello Kitty” long sleeve shirt. LOCATION: The child was last observed at approximately 5:30 PM in the area of 5655 Telegraph Road Elkton, MD (Cecil County). The child is believed to have been abducted by the suspect. SUSPECT: Peter Jyles Pelletier, White Male is described as being 5 feet 8 inches tall and 160 pounds. The suspect may be wearing Dark coat and black hat. VEHICLE: A possible suspect vehicle is a 1995 Ford Mustang convertible, forest green in color with black roof. Damage to roof and several spots have silver and/or black tape bearing MD registration: 9EFL19. Anyone with information is asked to immediately call 911 or Cecil County Sheriffs Office at 410.996.5511. Do not take action which could endanger your safety or further endanger the abducted child. MEDIA INQUIRIES should be directed to call 410.996.5511.

Here’s what has on the alert:

Hope they got the alert in front of enough eyeballs just now that they find her quickly.