UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled, Child Found Safe In Passaic County, NJ
Get Breaking News First
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – New Jersey State Police have cancelled an Amber Alert after a father and his one-year-old son were located Monday night in Passaic County, New Jersey.
Passaic Police say at about 1:55 p.m., the non-custodial father, Tomas A. Quiles, 19, allegedly assaulted his child’s mother and took his one-year-old son, Tyrus Quiles, at a bus stop at 33 Passaic Street in Passaic City.
The father was last seen walking on foot with his son in an unknown direction. Authorities say the father did send a text message threatening suicide. He does have a restraining order against him.
Shortly after 5:45 p.m. Monday night, authorities announced the father and the child had been located at McBride Avenue in Paterson. The child was found safe.
The incident remains under investigation by Passaic Police.
Stay with CBSPhilly.com for the latest on this developing story.