Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old near Lansing

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old near Lansing

Updated: October 18, 2020 at 8:38PM- Amber Alert Cancelled. 2 year old Phoenix Washington, Jr. was found safe according to State Police.

LANSING TOWNSHIP, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating a young boy who was taken by his father in the Lansing area.

The Amber Alert was issued Monday morning by the Lansing Township Police Department. Police are looking for 26-year-old Phoenix Washington and his son two-year old Phoenix Washington Jr.

Authorities say the father took the boy in the early morning hours of Monday. The suspect and his son are in a stolen 2011 black Mazda four door with Michigan license plate number EFM 6569.

No other details have been released at this time. Anyone who spots the vehicle or has more information should call 911 immediately.