AMBER ALERT UPDATE: Child found safe, father arrested
POSTED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 3:57pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 4:00pm
HARRIS COUNTY, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — KHOU is reporting that the Amber Alert for Luke Towner has been cancelled after being found safely and Cody Towner, the father has been arrested.
An Amber alert has been issued for a missing 18 month-old boy taken by the father of the child.
The Harris County Sheriff Office issued the alert for Luke Towner who is described as a white male, approximately 2 feet in height, weighing 26 pounds, brown hair and brown eyes.
The biological father assaulted the child's mother and made threats of killing both himself and the child.
The two were last seen on Monday, May 20, at the Crown Plaza Hotel on Highway 59 in the Houston area. It was reported that the vehicle the suspect was driving is a stolen 1998 Ford F-150, four door, tan colored with a license plate of 57RDX7.
Anyone with information regarding the child, the suspect or vehicle is asked to call the Harris County Sheriff's Office immediately ay 713-967-5890.