Amber Alert: Police release images of suspect in Detroit boy's abduction
Deontae Mitchell last seen Tuesday night
DETROIT – Detroit police have released images of a suspect in the case of a 13-year-old boy whom police say might have been kidnapped Tuesday night.
An Amber Alert was issued for Deontae Mitchell Wednesday morning. He was last with his cousin Tuesday night outside Nino's Market at 15901 E. Warren on the city's east side.
The images of a man believed to be involved in Mitchell's abduction were released Wednesday afternoon.
Police have identified the man as 45-year-old Gregory Walker.
If anyone recognizes or sees this person, or knows of his whereabouts, they are asked to please call Detroit police at 313-596-5521.
“All we know is that he came to the store and he was kidnapped,” said Mitchell’s cousin, Aniesha Hodge. “A grown man snatched him off his bike, and our other little cousin ran off running asking for help.”
The man might be carrying a pistol and should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.
Mitchell is described as 4 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 86 pounds. He was wearing a lime green Nautica shirt, gray jogging pants and black gym shoes.
The FBI has joined in this investigation.
Anyone with information on Mitchell is asked to call 911 or Detroit police at 313-596-2200.
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