Amber Alert cancelled; Missing girl found safe in Washington

Posted at 4:09 PM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 19:00:04-04

NAMPA — UPDATE: The Amber Alert the Nampa Police sent out Wednesday afternoon helped locate the child and mother in Cheney, Washington. A tip called into the Cheney Police Department led police to locate them, according to an Nampa Police e-mail. The child was found to be safe. This is still an ongoing investigation and no further details will be released at this time.


The Nampa Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for missing and possibly endangered Alissa Helmandollar, a ten-year-old girl from Nampa.

Alissa was last seen at a Nampa hotel with her mother, Brooke A. Helmandollar, 41, Tuesday afternoon, according to Nampa Police Sgt. Tim Riha. “It is believed that they left the area either (Monday) night or (Tuesday) morning. They are possibly headed to the Portland, Oregon area. It is believed that Alissa may be in danger due to Brooke’s recent threatening behavior towards Alissa,” Riha said.

The vehicle that Brooke and Alissa are believed to be in is a silver 2018 Nissan Sentra, with Idaho license plate 1A 909DF, police said.

Alissa is a 4-feet 10-inches tall, about 80 pounds, with brown hair, brown eyes.

Brooke is 5-feet 4-inches, 125 pounds, brown hair, and hazel eyes.

The type and color of clothing either was wearing at time is unknown.

Anyone with tips related to this Amber Alert is urged to contact the Nampa Police Department at 208-465-2206.

(photos courtesy: Nampa Police Dept.)