Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy last seen in Apple Valley; vehicle found in St. Paul – Twin Cities
Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating a 2-year-old boy who police say was abducted in Apple Valley by his non-custodial father.
Shannon Yusuf Ingram was taken shortly before 6 p.m. by 30-year-old Shannon Dawayne Ingram, according to a news release issued by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. An Amber Alert was issued shortly after 10:15 p.m.
The boy, who goes by Yusuf, was last seen wearing a blue Baby Shark hoodie, a silver necklace, gray jeans and blue slip-on shoes, the news release said.
His father, a Black man about 5 feet, 10 inches tall, weighs 220 pounds, has brown eyes, a beard and wears his hair in dreads, according to the release. He was last seen wearing a royal blue hoodie.
A “vehicle associated with this incident” was located in the 100 block of Ruth Street North in the Battle Creek neighborhood of St. Paul, the release said.
Authorities asked that anyone with information about Yusuf’s whereabouts call 911 or the Apple Valley Police Department at 651-322-2323.