Amber Alert canceled after Texas infant abducted at gunpoint found safe
AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) - A statewide Amber Alert issued for a 7-month-old Texas boy who was abducted at gunpoint from his father’s home in Ennis was canceled Friday afternoon.
The infant was found safe in Parker County after officers pulled over a truck matching the description of the vehicle listed in the alert, according to local media reports.
The alert was issued after Miguel Ramirez was taken from his father’s home at around 10:25 a.m. Thursday in the 900 block of North Shawnee Street in Ennis.
Authorities say the child’s non-custodial mother, Faith Reid, 20, and a man identified Friday as Marcus Nast, 25, entered the boy’s father’s home at around 10:30 a.m. Thursday without consent and took the infant.
Reid was taken into custody, authorities said, but Nast fled after the traffic stop.
The boy’s father followed as Reid and the man took the infant outside Thursday and prepared to leave.
He and the man got into an altercation during which the man pulled out a handgun and threatened to shoot, authorities said.
Reid, Nast and the infant drove off in a white Ford extended cab pickup truck, which Parker County authorities pulled over Friday.
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