Amber Alert discontinued after boy was found safe with his mother, police say

Amber Alert discontinued for 4-year-old abducted in Dallas

By Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist, Mary Claire Patton - Digital Content Curator

DALLAS, Texas - UPDATE: The Amber Alert has been discontinued for Fermin Fuentes as of 2:21 a.m. Monday morning.

The boy was with his mother and was found safe.

It was determined that Fermin's father had inconsistencies in his report of the incident, according to Dallas police.

Initial reports from the boy's father stated that Fermin's mother was in Mexico with no way to be contacted.

Dallas police were able to locate her and determined the boy was never in any danger or in the vehicle that was initially reported stolen.

No charges have been filed against Fermin's father as of Monday morning.

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An Amber Alert was issued Sunday for 4-year-old believed to be in grave or immediate danger.

According to an Amber Alert bulletin, Fermin Fuentes, 4, was last seen around 6 p.m. in the 2200 block of South Buckner Boulevard when a vehicle he was riding in was stolen.

The vehicle was recovered. However, Fuentes has yet to be found, authorities said.

Fuentes is described as having black, curly hair and brown eyes. He is approximately 3 feet tall and weighs about 45 pounds. 

Authorities said he was last seen wearing a grey shirt and brown shorts.

Those with information on Fermin's whereabouts are asked to call 911 or the Dallas Police Department at 214-671-4268.

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