AMBER ALERT UPDATE: Missing child found safe, police say

(ABC 6 News): UPDATE:The missing child has been found and is now safe with his mother, Minneapolis police said.

At about 6:40 p.m., officers found the stolen Buick unoccupied near 37th Avenue South and East Lake Street.

Later Friday evening, Brooklyn Park police announced that officers responded to a 911 hang-up at 6:30 p.m. on 84th Court North. Upon arriving, officers found that the 1-year-old had been "anonymously returned" to his mother.

The child was unharmed, and the Minneapolis Police Department is investigating.


(ABC 6 News) – Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a stolen vehicle with a young child inside; an Amber Alert has been issued.

Friday at 3:30 p.m., Minneapolis police responded to a report of a stolen 2008 white Buick Enclave with the Minnesota license plate HTH234, taken from the area of Bloomington Avenue and Lake Street East. Police said a one-year-old Black male child named Rayray Powell was inside the Buick.

Rayray has black hair and is wearing a gray t-shirt, black pants and white shoes.

Early investigation indicates that a mother left her car running "momentarily" with the child inside at a store near 12th Avenue South and East Lake Street and that an adult Black man in a black sweater took the car and drove away eastbound on Lake Street, according to police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Call 612-348-2345 or 911 with any information.