UPDATE: AMBER Alert canceled for 2-month-old boy

Published: Apr. 13, 2022 at 3:19 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 13, 2022 at 4:26 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: The AMBER Alert for a missing child in Dothan has been canceled.

Sources tell News4 the child was located in Midland City. The child is now with the Alabama Department of Human Resources.

ORIGINAL: An AMBER Alert was issued for a 2-month-old baby boy last seen near South Appletree in Dothan.

Alabama State Troopers said Messiah Richards was last seen on April 13, 2022, around 11:30 a.m. wearing a white onesie with blue socks.

Officers said Messiah is believed to be in extreme danger.

Investigators believe he was taken by Alexis Shuntell Richards and MarQuec Banks, non-custodial parents. They may be traveling in a dark blue Volkswagen, SUV bearing unknown Alabama tag.

MarQuec Banks
MarQuec Banks(ALEA)
Alexis Shuntell Richards
Alexis Shuntell Richards(ALEA)

If you have any information regarding this missing child, please contact the Dothan Police Department at (334) 793-0215; or call 911.


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