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Detroit Police Seek 2 Additional Suspects In 13-Year-Old Boy's Abduction

DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit police are searching for two additional suspects in connection with the abduction and possible death of a 13-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert.

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said Ernest Coleman and Roy Portis are wanted in connection with Deontae Mitchell's disappearance.

Colemanis described as a 30-year-old black male, 5'10" tall and 145 lbs. Portis is described as a 51-year-old black male, 6'1" tall and 180 lbs.

"I'm not going to go into details as to what roles they played in this horrific crime but we want them to turn themselves in quickly," said Craig.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to contact police at 313-596-5521 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP, or  dial 911.

Gregory Walker - Deontae Mitchell
Gregory Walker -- Deontae Mitchell

Gregory Walker, the main suspect accused of abducting Mitchell outside of a Detroit neighborhood market Tuesday night, was taken into custody without incident in Toledo, Ohio. Walker was arrested along with a 43-year-old woman, but police declined to discuss other details about their apprehension.

Meantime, police are trying to determine if the body of a young black male discovered on the city's west side Thursday morning is that of Mitchell. The body was found in a field off Harper and Baldwin, in the area of Van Dyke and I-94. Craig said officials are awaiting confirmation from the medical examiner's office on a positive identification.

An Amber Alert for Mitchell was issued Wednesday morning. He was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday near Nino's Market on East Warren, between Outer Drive and Alter Road on the city's east side. His cousin told police the two were riding bikes when they saw an apparently drunken man drop money while urinating outside the market. The cousin said Mitchell picked up the money and they rode away.

Police say surveillance video from the market shows Mitchell being pursued by Walker. According to police, Walker grabbed Mitchell's arm and "forced him into the rear passenger side" of a black Chevrolet Impala. Walker was also armed with a revolver, according to police.

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