Update: Suspect Brandon Alexander is now in custody, and the child and mother are safe. Thank you all for the prayers as this situation could have been a devastating one.
A 15-month-old child is missing and police are asking for the public’s help. Police in San Diego, California believes the child’s father abducted the baby and have issued out an Amber Alert. They believe the child is in serious danger.
The California Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert Saturday night when 31-year-old Brandon Alexander reportedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home in Upland before abducting her and their son, Xavier Alexander, according to ABC’s “10News.”
Police say that he is on probation for domestic violence and the ex-girlfriend had a restraining order issued against him, according to reports. Alexander is considered to be armed and dangerous.
Alexander is described as 5-foot-10-inches, weighing about 240 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.
Xavier is described as 2-foot-6, weighing about 30 pounds. He also has brown hair and blue eyes.
Police say that the group could be traveling in a 2017 grey Jeep Renegade with the California license plate 8DQT883.