UPDATE: Officials said Alejandro Alvarado Jr., the 2-year-old child that went missing from Amarillo, was later found and is safe. No further details were provided.
ORIGINAL REPORT: AMARILLO, Texas — A statewide Amber Alert was issued in Texas Monday morning for a missing 2-year-old boy out of Amarillo, who authorities believe has been abducted and is in grave danger.
The 2-year-old was identified as Alejandro Alvarado Jr., who is 3-foot tall, weighs 30 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
Police were looking for the boy's father, Alejandro Isaias Alvarado Sr., 24, in connection to his disappearance.
Alvarado Sr. was described by police as 5-foot, 10 inches tall, and weighing 240 pounds with black hair and brown eyes; he also has a tattoo on the right side of his neck.
The alert from law enforcement indicated Alvarado Sr. is also suspected of abducting 21-year-old Lorena Reyes in addition to the boy. She was last seen wearing a beige shirt, blue jeans and white shoes, the alert said.
Officials said Alvarado Sr. is believed to be driving a grey 2014 Ford Fusion with Texas License plates NGM3002, which was last seen in Amarillo.
ACTIVE AMBER ALERT for Alejandro Alvarado Jr. from Amarillo, TX, on 05/24/2021, Texas plate NGM3002 pic.twitter.com/F1mrUEIbZC— Texas Alerts (@TX_Alerts) May 24, 2021
ACTIVE MISSING ADULT ALERT for Lorena Michelle Reyes from Amarillo, TX, on 05/23/2021, TX plate NGM3002 pic.twitter.com/sZI1dd5NY5— Texas Alerts (@TX_Alerts) May 24, 2021