MSP: Missing Lansing Twp. 2-year-old found safe; Amber Alert canceled


Undated courtesy photos of 2-year-old Phoenix Javon Washington and 26-year-old Phoenix Javon Washington.

LANSING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The missing Lansing Township 2-year-old boy for whom an Amber Alert was issued Monday morning has been found safe, state police say.

Neither details on where Phoenix Washington was found, nor the circumstances surrounding the suspect who allegedly took him, were immediately available.

The Amber Alert for Phoenix was issued shortly after 8 a.m. Monday. He was suspected to be with 26-year-old Phoenix Washington, police said.

The suspect, who police say broke into the victim’s house and abducted the child, threatened to harm himself and the victim, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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