Crystal, Minn – A 5-year old female has been reported missing in Minnesota. Alayna Ertl, a white child with sandy blonde shoulder length hair was reportedly taken by a family friend from her residence in Watkins, Minn.
According to Meeker County Sheriff’s office, Alayna was last seen at 2 am. An Amber Alert indicates that the suspect was staying overnight at the residence. Alayna is reported to have been put to bed at 2 am.
The mother is quoted by the amber alert as saying that ‘The child and the suspect gone at 8 this morning.’ The vehicle used by the suspect, a white 2002 GMC Sierra,
plate number 107 KMT, is believed to be the father’s work truck. In the truck is the father’s cell phone which was last pinged at 9 am in Todd County, Minn.
The phone according to the amber alert has been turned shut off and the truck has been reported missing. Alayna was born on 10-31-2010, and weight 45 lb.
The suspect, Zachary Anderson, a 26-year-old white male is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weight 200 lb. He is wearing a black T-shirt saying, “Riverside MN Softball,” with a shaggy short beard and a dark hair.
Anyone having information relating to this is asked to contact the Meeker County Sheriff’s office at 320-693-5400.