The Florida Police Department issued an Amber Alert for the disappearance of Alejandro Ripley, 9 years old, who was last seen wearing a Captain America T-shirt, black shorts, and black Crocs.
Two men in a light blue sedan kidnapped Alejandro around 9 pm Thursday in a Home Depot located at 15750 SW 88th St. in The Hammocks area of Miami-Dade County, as revealed by the police.
🚨 We need your help in locating Alejandro Ripley, a 9-year-old autistic / non-verbal boy that was abducted near the area of SW 158 Avenue and 88 Street. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is requested to IMMEDIATELY call 9-1-1 or @ CrimeStopper305 at (305) 471-8477. pic.twitter.com/8wFCBL5AcG
– Miami-Dade Police (@MiamiDadePD) May 22, 2020
Alejandro had been diagnosed with a spectrum disorder autistic and has a scar on the left leg, according to the information provided by the authorities.
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A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for 9-year-old Alejandro Ripley last seen in Miami. The child was abducted by two males. If located, DO NOT APPROACH. If you have any information please contact the Miami-Dade Police Department at 305-476-5423 or 911. pic.twitter.com/wclDe96qgz
– FDLE (@fdlepio) May 22, 2020
The detective Angel Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade Police Department, was at the scene of the alleged kidnapping, where officers closed a parking lot to question potential witnesses.
Officers are asking anyone with information about Alejandro’s whereabouts to call 911 or 305-476-5423 or 1-888-356-4774.