Amber Alert Issued For Missing Indiana Baby

Police say the baby was taken from his father at gunpoint and is considered in extreme danger

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
    Delano Wilson

    Police in Indianapolis are searching for a 6-week-old boy whose father said was taken when two people attacked the father in an alley.

    Authorities issued an Amber Alert early Thursday for Delano Wilson, saying he is considered in extreme danger. The alert says a white man and a Hispanic woman were last seen with the infant in an early 2000s blue, four-door Ford Taurus car in a neighborhood just west of the city's downtown.

    The child's father told police he was holding the baby about noon Wednesday in the 1400 block of Henry Street when he was approached by the man and woman. He said the baby was taken after the man hit his head with a gun.

    Indianapolis police Sgt. Kendale Adams said a helicopter and search dogs were used during a search of the neighborhood that lasted several hours.

    Delano's mother is pleading for the safe return of her son. Taniasha Perkins, 22, sobbed as she asked Thursday for whoever has Delano to return him. Perkins told reporters that Delano's abduction has "ripped a hole" in her heart.

    The baby has black hair and brown eyes. He's 16 inches and weighs about 12 pounds.

    Anyone with information on Delano or his abductors is asked to contact the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department at 1-888-58AMBER.
     

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