Muskegon Township 2-year-old who was taken forcibly is found safe

Posted at 10:19 AM, Jun 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-16 11:36:26-04

UPDATE: Shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday, the Michigan State Police issued the following announcement:

Khaleesi is safe, she has been located in Norton Shores. Thank you for your assistance.


MUSKEGON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An Endangered Missing Advisory was issued for a 2-year-old girl Sunday morning.

The Michigan State Police said that Khaleesi Arlaya Battle, age 2, was forcibly taken from her home in Muskegon Township Sunday morning by Robert Battle, a 28-year-old black male, and Niesha Wright, a 28-year-old black female.

Police said the child’s mother was assaulted during the incident.

Police believe the suspects may be headed to Arkansas with the child in an older model, full-sized SUV, possibly with an Arkansas license plate.

The girl is described as being 2 feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 50 pounds with black hair, brown eyes and wearing light blue “Frozen” pajamas with a picture of Elsa and Anna on the front.

Anybody with any information about their whereabouts is being asked to call 9-1-1 or the Muskegon Township Police Department at (231) 777-1666.