A statewide Amber Alert was issued in Indiana late Friday for four children who were believed to have been abducted.
Authorities issued the alert around 10:50 p.m. CST Friday night, saying the four children were last seen in West Lafayette on Thursday.
Azzura Ballard is a 7-year-old black female, 4 feet tall, with black hair and brown eyes.
Akira Ballard is a 3-year-old black female, 3 feet tall, with black hair and brown eyes.
Ahleiryah Ballard is a 1-year-old black female.
Anthony Ballard Jr. is an 8-year-old black male, 4 feet tall, with black hair and brown eyes.
West Lafayette police said the children were likely abducted by their mother, Victoria Dominique Whorton, and were "believed to be in extreme danger."
Whorton is described as a 27-year-old black female, standing at 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 145 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, according to police.
The suspect vehicle is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information on the children or their mother's whereabouts is asked to contact the West Lafayette Police Department at (888) 582-6237 or 911.