DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit police searched a home on the city's east side overnight, gathering evidence in the abduction of a 13-year-old boy who is the subject of an Amber Alert.
Investigators executed a search warrant at the home on Manistique Street and Frankfort, just south of Chandler Park and Alter Road, in search of Deontae Mitchell, who was abducted Tuesday night, and 45-year-old Gregory Walker, who is suspected of kidnapping the boy. Neither were located at the home.
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.
Walker should be considered armed and dangerous. He's described as a black male with a muscular build and a scar on the left side of his face, 5'8" to 5'10" tall and 190 pounds. He was wearing a black tank top, black shorts and a black Florida Marlins baseball cap.
Mitchell is described as a black male with a medium-brown complexion, 4'11" tall and 86 lbs. with light hazel eyes. At the time, he was wearing a lime green Nautica shirt and gray jogging pants with black gym shoes.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 313-596-5521 or dial 911.
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